The La Joya ISD Folklorico program is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a great show by holding three performances this weekend. The La Joya High School Grupo Folklorico “Tabasco” and Mariachi “Los Coyotes” presents: Orgullo y Tradicion 2022.
There will be several styles of music and dances representing different areas of Mexico. Conjunto music will also be heard at the event. The program will also showcase La Joya High School senior Mellanie Olivares, who won the Best U.S. Grand Champion Vocalist award at the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in December.
Performances will be held on Saturday, February 12 and 1 and 5 p.m.; and Sunday, February 13 at 1 p.m. All performances will be held at the Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center, 604 N. Coyote Drive, in La Joya.
Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance on Thursday or Friday or at the door about 90 minutes before show time. All tickets are general admission. Tickets are $8.
For more information, call (956) 323-2895.