AAA Editor Notes
Ballet Folklórico de México is presented in the Palace of Fine Arts theater. This theatrical, colorful spectacle showcases many forms of Mexican folk music and dance. The theater is famed for its 22-ton crystal curtain, actually a double-walled steel curtain. The side that faces the audience was crafted from 1 million pieces of opalescent glass resembling a large window and depicts snowcapped volcanic peaks Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl. The half-hour curtain show is given only before the Sunday morning performance.