Tlaxcala celebrates the “Raíz México” Music Festival


There will be concerts simultaneously in the states of Guerrero, Morelos, Puebla, and Tlaxcala

On Monday, March 13th, the “Raíz México” Music Festival will begin, in which prominent groups and musicians from different states will offer free concerts at different venues of the entity.

The “Raíz México” Music Festival is part of the activities of the Chapultepec National Circuit of Performing Arts project, for which the organization is in charge of the federal and state Culture secretariats and has the objective of increasing the offer of artistic events of high quality, as highlighted by Helena Hernández de Valle-Arizpe, director of Artistic Education of the Tlaxcala Ministry of Culture.

The series of concerts will begin next Monday, March 13 and all will be held at the “Estanislao Mejía” concert hall at the Tlaxcala Arts Center, at 5:00 p.m. In this first stage, the presentations will focus on academic music.

The gypsy clarinet player, Ángel Jesús Pérez Serafín, is part of the poster for the “Raíz México” festival. Courtesy | @Ángel J. Pérez Serafín

Helena Hernández explained that the festival takes place simultaneously in the states of Guerrero, Morelos, Puebla, and Tlaxcala; in such a way that the groups and musicians that will be part of this activity are originally from these entities.

Thus, on Monday, March 13, the gypsy clarinet player Ángel Jesús Pérez Serafín, from Guerrero, will perform; on Tuesday, March 14th, the band Resonancias Latinas, from Puebla; on Thursday, March 16, it will be the turn of the Fiesta de Vida para la Muerte, from Morelos and, finally, on Friday, March 17, the group Novum Antiqua Música, also from Morelos, will close this first cycle of concerts.

More performances will take place within the framework of this festival, but now in municipalities such as Santa Cruz Tlaxcala, Totolac, Calpulalpan, Chiautempan, Teolocholco, and Tlaxcala at the Xicohténcatl theater.

In this case, the presentations will be of varied genres, such as children’s opera, sounds from Guerrero, etno-electronica, and also psalteries from Tlaxcala.

Source: OEM

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