La Ultima Parada 2017 – Ensamble Folklorico Colibrí
Ensamble Folklorico Colibri will be one of the dance groups to join us at La Ultima Parada 2017! They will be performing and they will also be a part of the traditional dance of “La Viejada”
Ensamble Folclórico Colibrí (EFC) Is an LGBTQ Mexican folklore dance group. Under the artistic directorship of Maestro Arturo Magaña, EFC has the mission to promote the pride of identifying as an LGBTQ Latinx through the art of Mexican folklórico dance. Our mission also seeks to preserve our costumes and traditions through cultural projects and staged performances.
EFC was created on November 2015 as an artistic program of *Colectivo ALA. It was the vision of Maestro Arturo Magaña to create a unique folklorico group where the LGBTQ Community would have the creative platform to express and validate our sexual and cultural identity.
Their unique group is comprised of member from various socioeconomic and educational backgrounds as well as sexual identities.
EFC meets every Tuesday 7-9 PM at the Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center and Sundays 12-3 PM at the School of Arts & Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza.
* Colectivo ALA is a social and support group for non-hetero conforming Latinx in San Jose, CA.
Material being performed:
Coreographers: Arturo Magana, Fernando Alcantar
Name of cuadro: Hanal-Pixan
“La Ultima Parada 2017: A celebration of Life on the Day of the Dead” will take place at the School of Arts & Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza on Saturday, October 28 from 6pm to 11pm & Sunday, October 29, from noon to 8pm. For full schedule of events, please visit our website at www.laultimaparada.org. #LaUltimaParadaSJ