FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 08, 2019
Mary Ann Hatchitt
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – Make an extraordinary holiday memory this year by attending a unique New Mexico holiday program. Baila! Baila! and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present Christmas in New Mexico® 2019.
Baila! Baila! is happening Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7 and 8. There are performances at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and a 7 p.m. performance Saturday.
Baila! Baila!’s annual holiday show is a whirlwind extravaganza, taking audiences on a journey through the sights and sounds of Christmas in New Mexico. Music, song, and dance with the traditional Southwestern flair that has been cultivated in our state over the generations, as well as unique segments saluting Christmas traditions from around the world, will delight theatregoers of all ages.
In 2019, Baila! Baila! is celebrating their 30th year in spectacular fashion. Christmas in New Mexico features a large multigenerational cast including dancers as young as six, as well as Baila! Baila!’s professional company dancers. Special guest performances include Mariachi Tapatio from El Paso, Texas and an appearance by company founder Israela Garcia.
Tickets are: $22, $27, $32 w/ $2 discounts for students, seniors and NHCC members.
To purchase tickets: Baila! Baila! 2019 Christmas in New Mexico Tickets
Baila! Baila! Dance Academy was founded in 1990 with the mission of educating students solely in traditional Mexican folk dance. The school’s curriculum has expanded to additional dance genres including country western, salsa, hip hop, classical ballet and Danza Azteca.
About the National Hispanic Cultural Center: The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities, and is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located at 1701 Fourth Street SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico. General admission tickets can be purchased in advance from the National Hispanic Center box office, 505-724-4771 or the NHCC website, www.nhccnm.org. Click here for directions.