Ballet Folklórico de Princeton to perform 'Raices'

Ballet Folklórico de Princeton, a student organization dedicated to performing the traditional folk dances of México, will present its seventh annual show, "Raices," (Roots) at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 3-4, in the Frist Campus Center theater.

Founded in 1991, Ballet Folklórico de Princeton seeks to enrich the University's cultural community by spreading an appreciation for México's unique folk dancing heritage. The group's repertoire spans several states of México -- Jalisco, Veracruz, Baja California Sur and Huasteca Veracruzana.

"Raices" will take the audience through a journey in time across the beautiful landscapes of Mexico, back to the periods of the vibrant dress and dynamic steps of Mexico's traditional dances.

Admission is free with Tiger Tickets marked "Student Events Eligible," or tickets can be purchased for $7 for general admission. They are available online through University Ticketing, by visiting the ticket office in the Frist Campus Center or by calling (609) 258-9220.