National Folklore Group puts on three weeks of their best shows


The National Folklore Group will perform several times during the next three weeks. (Photo: Andina)

As part of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu, the National Folklore Group (CNF) will perform, starting Thursday, June 2, a retrospective of its best stage productions in the Mario Vargas Llosa auditorium of the National Library of Peru.

The "Retrospective of the National Folklore Group 2011" will begin with the staging of "La captura del Inca. Nacimiento del nuevo Dios ordenador" on Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m, reports Andina.

The following weekend, June 11 and 12, the group will perform "Lima, siempre Lima" and finally June 18 and 19 the group will present "Peregrinación a la estrella de nieve."

All performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Mario Vargas Llosa auditorium.

As an official representative of the country, the National Folklore Group has brought the diversity and richness of Peru’s music and traditional dances to national and international audiences alike.

In the past four years, the group has made an impact on the performing arts scene introducing advanced modern art, which mixes dance, music and drama with the technology of light and visual effects.

The group works to stage a faithful interpretation of Peruvian traditions and names its mission as one to promote and strengthen Peru’s cultural identity.

The folkloric group is under the general direction of Milly Ahón, and artistic production of Ricardo Delgado.

General admission will be S/. 20 and students with IDs and senior citizens will pay S/. 15. Tickets will be available the day of the event starting at 4 p.m. at the box office in the National Library of Peru.