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Baile Folklorico

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Jessica Moreno

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Types of Dance There are different types of dances including war dances, competetion, religious, and traditional dances of the representing regional area. Every state in Mexico have their own dance and costume style. The type of music varies from what is called banda, norteña, and mariachi. Dance topics can vary from Mexico's history, like when Juan Diego had a vision of the Virgin of Guadalupe in December of 1853, or like the Mexican Revolution. Folkloric Dance in Mexican Culture The Folkloric Dance is a form to identify Mexico and it is also a form to express Mexican Pride. Folkloric Dance is a huge part of Mexican celebrations with parades and traditional (fiestas) in Mexico. A fiesta without Folkloric dance is not a real fiesta. Costumes Every dance style has it's own apparel. The traditional attire that everyone knows is the clothing of the state of Jalisco. The costume has many strips of different colors and has approximately 25 yards of fabric, that is what gives the flight to the skirt. The attire for men resembles that of the mariachi bands. Folkloric is a type of dance traditional in Mexican culture. Some of the dances that are still displayed today originated from pre-Columbian times and others from Europe. . Folklorico is composed of Ballet steps and musical pieces reflecting various regions and folk music genres of Mexico.

Folklorico: The traditional beliefs, legends, and customs of people. What Is Folkloric Dance
Baile Folklorico Expressing Mexican Pride and Culture Baile Folklorico Puebla Folklorico is very important in the celebration of Cinco de Mayo in Puebla, because of the French intervention in Mexico. The costume of the China Poblana is the national costume of Mexico. Has different figures around the skirt including the golden eagle of the flag in front. America is a melting pot of many cultures, but this particular culture brought food, culture, and dance.

Mexican food based on Aztecs and Mayan cooking traditions combined with culinary trends introduced by Spanish colonists.
Mexico is known for meat dishes, barbacoa, pozole, menudo and carnitas, spicy vegetables and chicken-based dishes, and seafood.
Traditional Baile folklorico provides a glimpse into every region of Mexico.
Mexico is famous for its tequila. Tequila is made from the agave cactus, which grows well in the climate of central Mexico. Has the dominate/privileged class acculturated the dance of this group? If so, what is the response of the group towards participating in evolving their traditions Just as in the U.S., where scenery and culture changes because of the different races settling here, so does Mexico. Every different region of Mexico has a different dance style. For instance there is Nuevo León, Jalisco, Veracruz, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Nayarit, Guerrero, Yucatán, San Luis Potosí, and Puebla. All this different regions of Mexico have their own customs and dance routines.

...I would think they appreciate people wanting to be involved in and trying to learn their culture. El Baile de los Azteca El Baile de la Gran Tenóchtitlan is one of the traditional dances in Mexico. It is danced with a suit of bright colors, rattles in the ankles, and a plume of feathers done. the music used is the rhythm of the drum and the sound of a shell. El Baile de Nayarit The tunes in Nayarit are the interpretation of the Huichol music played by a mariachi band. The suit comes in different colors with a skirt with flower prints. Men also have traditional dress of Nayarit including the (machetes) that mean the cane harvest. Mordern Dance Baile folklorico is a part of history and the culture of Mexico, that is why modern forms remain traditional. This helps unite Hispanic Americans, giving them a sense of cultural pride; it does not change, although it is beautified and refined through the eyes of new generations.
Ballet Folkloricos travel and perform nationwide to express the culture and pride of Mexico. Dance Description of Baile Folklorico in Jalisco In Jalisco, the men wear the big sombreros and the traditional Spanish charro suit with the silver studs on the pants and a big bow. The women wear a ranchero design dress with Indian influenced bright colored ribbons both on dress and hair. Jarabes, is the best known of the dances. This is also the birthplace of los mariachis -- the orchestras with trumpets, acoustics, and violins. The music is meant transmits energy and happiness. Michoacán Many of the dances of Michoacán have themes such as children, old age, and death. In the cities of Morelia Uruapan, Jalisco,Toluca, Huetamo and Apatzingán on the Hot Earth region there are competitions of footwork (zapateado). The types of music and dances that are found here in Michoacán are tastes and Sones. In what ways has Mexico contributed to American culture as we know it? China Poblana ensemble Veracruz is the state where the conquistadores arrived. The conquerors trajieron music and dances of Spain and Africa which was part of the influence of the dances of Veracruz. The emphasis of the dance is in the difficulty of the zapatiado Veracruz Full name: United Mexican States
Capital City: Mexico City
Area: 756,061 square miles
Language: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl
Religion: Roman Catholic
Ethnic groups:
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