Ballet Folklórico Del Norte and Señora Elaine Alarid were recognized with the 2022 Corazón de Cultura Award for Performing Arts by the New Mexico Hispanic Heritage Committee. The award was part of Hispanic Heritage Month activities and was presented at the National Hispanic Cultural Center during an awards ceremony on October 28, 2022.
“FELICITACIONS Ballet Folklorico Del Norte!
NMHHC is honored to recognize you as the 2022 Performing Arts honoree. Your commitment and contributions to New Mexico are deeply appreciated and felt across our communities. Thank you for lifting up New Mexicans, the Hispanic culture and its people, and for your dedication to your endeavors, steadfast leadership and ongoing pursuits. You are appreciated and we are humbled to honor you this year. Muchisimas Gracias Por Todo.”
The New Mexico Hispanic Heritage Committee promotes, preserves, and celebrates Hispanic Heritage, Culture, and History in New Mexico. They strive to recognize, highlight and support the contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made and continue to make in the United States.
Señora Elaine Alarid’s Del Norte High School alumni Ballet Folklórico is a mult-generational troupe composed of Del Norte Alumni and their children. The troupe performs fundraising performances including several for the AlumKnights Drawbridge to Success Scholarships.
Watch Señora Elaine Alarid acceptance of the Corazón de Cultura Award for Performing Arts
on One Albuquerque Media GOV-TV.