From October 5 to December 16 will be the long awaited Mazatlan Cultural Festival 2017 that this year will shine as never since it will not only exceed any programming that has had in previous years but with this edition will celebrate 100 years of cultural life in Mazatlan.
In a press conference the Director of the Institute of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan, Raul Rico, emphasized that the program of the Mazatlan Cultural Festival and the Sinaloa Cultural Festival, which for the first time will develop shows together.
During the Mazatlan Cultural Festival 2017 will participate artists from Spain, Cuba, Mexico, Brazil and the United States who will conquer the audience through great productions for all tastes and ages, as concerts, dance, theater, fine arts, literature and the presentation of four monumental operas: Il travatore, Suor Angelica, Carmen and Dido and Aeneas. These great works that catapulted its composers to fame will give continuity to the artistic project that maintains Mazatlán in the world operatic map, in a time in which Mexico almost does not produce opera.
The Mazatlan Cultural Festival will feature the Angela Peralta Theater, Casa Haas Museum, Angela Peralta Gallery, Rubio Gallery, Plazuela Machado, Olas Altas, Military Prison, Sagrada Familia Church, San Carlos Borromeo and Iglesia Cristiana. The popular colonias: Ricardo Flores Magon, Adolfo Lopez Mateos, Benito Juárez, Constitution and the Lineal Park.
During the autumn/winter season will offer massive free shows in the streets such as a tribute to Pedro Infante, 100 years since his birth, the celebration of Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) and the performance of the legendary Sonora Santanera in the heart of Olas Altas, on December 1st.
Will also have the participation of Mazatlan consolidated groups such as the Camerata Mazatlan, Guillermo Sarabia Choir, Angela Peralta Choir, Folkloric Ballet of the Instituto de Cultura, Mazatlan Ballet Company and the company Iguana Roja Teatro.
Tickets for the events at Angela Peralta Theater range $50 to $600 mexican pesos and are available at the box office. Much of the programming and most of the major events will be broadcast live through the portal www.culturamazatlan.com/culturatv/