Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folkorico presents China, Santa y Petenera
La China Poblana: Is she a slave, world traveler, saint, or is she from Asian noble decent? Whether she’s a real person or a fictional character, La China is a national symbol of Mexican womanhood.
This Cinco de Mayo, come celebrate with the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklórico with a performance which celebrates this woman figure; highlighting strength, tenacity, courage, with an underlying story of love. Costumes, dances, and music will feature the main cities in Mexico where it is believed that La China Poblana came from: Veracruz, Puebla, Mexico City, Aguascalientes, Colima, and Jalisco.