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Tradiciones de Navidad

Tradiciones de Navidad

► DATE:  Sunday, December 17, 2023  TIME:  1:00pm – 2:45 pm 

►  Copernicus Center Doors Open:  12:00pm  •  Theater Doors Open:  12:30pm  •  All ages welcome

Tickets: $10– $35
Meet & Greet: No

Tradiciones de Navidad

Ballet Folklorico de Chicago, the largest and most inclusive ballet folklorico in the Midwest, would like to invite you to our first traditional Pastorela. A Pastorela is a nativity production during Christmas. We will be adding our special touches by including folk dances from various different regions in Mexico. The event will be held at the Copernicus Center on Sunday, December 17, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 2:45 pm.

Ballet Folklorico de Chicago mission:

Ballet Folklorico de Chicago is a non-profit organization that provides low-cost cultural and artistic dance instruction in Chicago. Our dances are a mixture of ballet and Mexican folk dances that are rooted in African, European, and Indigenous influences. We seek to preserve all our traditions for future generations. We promote education that speaks to our communities ethnic/cultural identity and instills pride in their identity. We likewise invest in our children’s futures by awarding yearly college scholarships and maximize their leadership opportunities with various in-class activities and performances throughout the year.

We seek to elevate the reputation of our community through the arts. Our organization promotes wholesome activities that all members of the family can participate in together. In addition, we also provide affordable and free performances so everyone in our community can enjoy.


Ballet Folklorico de Chicago 

Contact Information: 872-760-6418

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Monday – Friday: 10.00 am – 02.00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Not open on Holidays 

For Ticket & Box Office inquiries please call 773-205-0044 or email [email protected]

Copernicus Center Event Patrons:
“An inherent risk of exposure to COVID exists in any place where people gather. COVID is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. You assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting COVID or any other communicable disease or illness, or a virus, bacteria, or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness, while attending the event or otherwise utilizing Copernicus Foundation’s services and/or entering onto its premises, whether occurring before, during, or after the event. You further voluntarily release and waive all claims and potential claims against etix, Copernicus Foundation and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, successors and assigns and their respective officers, employees, contractors, consultants and agents, Event Organizers, the Venue, the Presenter, the Event, the Event Producers, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, successors and assigns and their respective officers, employees, contractors, consultants and agents, in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID or another communicable disease or illness, bacteria, virus, or pathogen related to your attendance at the event and/or utilization of Copernicus Foundation’s services and premises. We reserve the right to unilaterally make changes to health protocols according to updated public health guidance and law. By continuing, you agree to these terms.”

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