Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore kicks off in May

Puerto Vallarta will once again host the Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore for its 12th edition from May 10-20, joining the activities of the city’s centenary celebrations.

The director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, said that this is an event that has positioned Puerto Vallarta nationally and internationally, becoming an important vehicle for tourism promotion.

The IPEJAL will serve as the main venue of the event, AV. Francisco Medina Ascencio in front of the municipal stadium, showing the natural scenarios of the destination and welcoming up to 3,000 people each day for the festival and shows.

A promotional video was published where, in addition to capturing the folkloric manifestations, the main tourist scenarios and attractions of the municipality are highlighted.


Puerto Vallarta ya está listo para vivir su fiesta de folclor Festival Vallarta Azteca del Folclor Internacional Centenario de Puerto VallartaDel 10 al 20 de mayo en Foro FESTVA (Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio frente al Estadio Municipal), con funciones totalmente gratuitas a partir de las 7:00 pmDale like a nuestra página para que conozcas el programa que tendremos cada día. Ven y disfruta del folclor de: Eslovaquia, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Estados Unidos; y de México: Coahuila, Aguascalientes, Querétaro, Nayarit, Tabasco, Sinaloa y Guanajuato. "El festival en el que todos quieren estar"#FESTVACentenario2018#PuertoVallarta#Festva

Posted by Festival Vallarta Azteca del Folclor Internacional on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Professor Juan Antonio Salcedo, director of the Folkloric Group Vallarta Azteca, said that in this edition there will be four venues for the development of the activities, Los Arcos Malecón, the IPEJAL ground or FESTVA Forum in honor of this festival, as well as the Vallarta Theater and the Expo-Centenario.

International folklore groups from the United States, Ecuador, Slovakia, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru, and nationals from Guanajuato, Aguascalientes, Tabasco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Coahuila, Querétaro and Zacatecas, will participate. As members of the International Council of Organizers of Folkloric Festivals and Arts Traditional (CIOFF), are cataloged as the best of their entities and is a guarantee of professionalism and quality.

The program will start on May 10 with a monumental parade in which 25 groups will be present.

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