Artists from 13 countries to participate in Chihuahua Festival

Mexico, Jul. 27 (Notimex) .- With the People's Republic of China as guest country, the 12th edition of the Chihuahua International Festival will take place from August 6 to 27, which this year will offer 600 activities as theater, dance, opera, cinema, conferences and exhibitions.

The edition, which leads to Sonora and Nonoava (Chihuahua) as invited state and municipality, will have artists from 13 nationalities, among which the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Liverpool Legends, the Union and Miguel Bosé, and as main performance the Beijing Opera company, to name a few.

Alejandro Olase Moreno, operative coordinator of the Chihuahua International Festival, said that the event, which will be held simultaneously in the cities of Chihuahua and Juarez, has, among other venues, the Victor Hugo Rascon Banda Theatre in Juarez, and the Plaza de la Mexicanidad in Chihuahua.

Also, Teatro de los Heroes, as well as the Plaza del Palomar also in the municipalities of Nonoava, Parral and Delicias, which will be alternate venues.

Olase stressed that the musical richness of Nonoava will be seen through the interpretation of polkas and a photographic exhibition, from its founding to nowadays.

In musical terms, he added, it will also include the presence of national artists such as Carla Morrison, Natalia Lafourcade, Regina Orozco and Los Amantes de Lola, and Enrique Chia.

Marcela Rios, spokeswoman for the festival, highlighted the 4D show performance by Mark Nizer and Ñeñe Zombies, which will be a massive event that no one should miss, as well as the recital of the Kremlin Orchestra.

As a way to integrate and encourage local groups, the Chihuahua Culture Institute issued a call, in which 100 groups were registered, and 23 were selected to perform during the meeting and then leave in a caravan to walk around the municipalities with its artistic proposal.

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