PDX Winter Light Festival with Ballet Papalotl

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PDX Winter Light Festival with Ballet Papalotl

Saturday, February 11th, 7:30 - 8:30 PM

This February Milagro’s zócalo will light up the Central Eastside as part of the Portland Winter Light Festival. Join us on the evening of Saturday, February 11th for a concert with Kenya Marquez and her Ballet Papalotl students, and help us “light up the night”! Admission is FREE, but a reservation is required.

 


About Ballet Papalotl

Ballet Papalotl, is an Oregonian youth bi-cultural dance troupe that since 2003 has performed traditional Mexican folkloric dance."Papalotl" means "butterfly" in the Aztec, or Nahuatl language.
Ballet Papalotl’s mission is to share the Authentic Mexican Culture & Folkloric Dance with the people of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest and to contribute to a harmonious multicultural society.
Since 2003, Ballet Papalotl has performed in many important venues: including the Oregon Historical Society, Portland Art Museum, Portland Center of Arts, City Hall-Portland, Capitolio-Salem, PSU, University of Oregon, PCCs, the Rose Parade, Moda Center, the Portland Waterfront Cinco de Mayo main stage, Portland Childrens’ Museum, Clinton Theater, Pioneer Square celebrations, many schools & libraries in OR & WA.

We have received multiple prizes and recognitions from Rose Parade (8 years in a row, 1st place as best Native Costumed Group), Culture keepers (Oregon Folklife Network), partnership with the Consulate of Mexico, RACC (Regional Arts & Culture Council) Miracle Theater, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, featured in Oregonian, Tribune, and main TV channels in Oregon.
Enjoy the world of Ballet Papalotl!


Portland Winter Light Festival

The Portland Winter Light Festival is a nonprofit event produced by the Willamette Light Brigade. With a decentralized footprint spanning two weekends, 2022 was the 7th year of this annual Festival and featured light-based art installations and pop-up performances throughout Portland.

Venue

El Zócalo
537 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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