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Friday, October 12 2018

7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct 12, 2018 7:30 p.m.

Day of the Hispanic World celebrates Argentina's culture through the music of Grupo Sur, a group displaying the magic of South American Music! 

This year the production of the Day of the Hispanic World is dedicated to the Republic of Argentina- its folklore in music and dance. A dance group from Dallas, Alma Salveje Folklore Argentino will present dances from each region of Argentina. Sur, a musical group directed by Alfredo Espinosa, will play the magical music of Spanish America, with dances interpreted by Houston's Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico and an elegant tango danced by Susana Collins and Gonzalo André, of Luna Tango Productions.

Este año se dedica el programa del Dia de la Hispanidad a la Republica de Argentina- su folklore en música y bailes. Desde Dallas viene el grupo de danza Alma Salvaje Folklore Argentino para presentar las danzas de cada region de Argentina. SUR, un grupo musical dirigido por Alfredo Espinosa , tocará lo mágico de la música Hispanoamericana, con danzas interpretados por Embajadores Internacional Ballet Folklorico de Houston y un elegante tango bailado por Luna Tango Productions-- Susana Collins y Gonzalo André.

Seeking to reach the audience market that enjoys and understands South American music, Los del Sur, a musical band, was created to perform the folkloric music from the South American Andes. The Band soon developed a sizable audience. By July 1996, Los del Sur recorded their first CD album named Sin Fronteras. They soon performed at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Natural Science, Houston International Festival, Continental Airlines, Houston Universities (Rice, St Thomas, and Houston), the Polo Club, and countless prestigious locations that propelled the popularity of the musical group.

Enjoy opening act, Alma Salvaje Folklore Argentino, presenting the traditional and modern folkloric dances of Argentina using ponchos, bombos, boleadores including : the National Anthem of Argentina, theSouthern and Northern Malambo, Chacarera, Gato, Escondido, Zamba, Cueca, Chamame,Tunante Catamarqueño, Huayra Muyoj, Pericon National and other dances of Argentina.

This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30 AM-1:00 PM. If tickets remain at 1:00 PM, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill. The shows goes on rain or shine.

Presented by Institute of Hispanic Culture Houston, Inc.

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