Performing Art Festivals in Playa del Carmen
The seaside city of Playa del Carmen is known for many things including its cultural diversity and genuine creativity in the way of artistic nature. Perhaps it’s the Maya culture seeped in natural beauty that inspires the local people. Regardless of where the inspiration comes from, it’s one of the many enhancements people around the area enjoy.
During the months of October and December, FITeatro and FIDanza bring together international, regional and local artistic talent with the production of the International Dance Festival.
Liliana Alarcon, director of the International Dance Festival (FIDanza) announced that many well-known artists have already confirmed their participation in the festival including companies such as Delphi and Four X Four, Hugo Arrevillaga, Los Colochos and Stationary Travel Chile.
FITeatro, under the production of Katia Jiménez, will take place from October 5 to 11 in Playa del Carmen, while FIDanza be held from December 7 to 13. Both events will be held in the city theater.
Katia Jimenez, FITeater producer, said that the festivals create forums for the expression of performing arts. Both productions are under the support of the state and local authorities as well as the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA ), which gave its endorsement to the these events. They are also providing resources, so both festival will be free to the public.
Both festivals will also offer lectures, workshops and performing arts related exhibitions.