Mariachi México Amigo

Mariachi México Amigo
Mariachi México Amigo

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Jorge Lopez arrived to Canada in 1987 from Tucson, Arizona. A Mexican like many others, who took the risk of immigrating to another country, not once, but two times.

He founded the Mariachi Mexico Amigo since 1990. It is one of the most representative mariachi bands in Canada, which has earned them tours not only in Mexico, but in other countries as well. Soon they will be touring in China, where they will represent both countries, Mexico and Canada.

In 1990 they were invited personally by the Mexican Tourism Secretary, Carlos Hank Gonzalez to represent Canada in the first International Mariachi Encounter in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Being the most multicultural music group with members from countries such as Ukraine, Italy, USA, China, Iraq and of course Mexico, of the event. They also performed for the Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and Canada’s Prime Minister Jean Chrétien for the celebration of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 2000.

Jorge and his band are very talented musicians. His wife Yuri has been going along with him for years and they do an incredible duet. Between jokes they tell us that they are capable of livening up weddings, baptisms, corporate parties, concerts and even funerals.

The Mariachi Mexico Amigo is their strongest point, however they also have another musical group called Cascabel, in which they perform tunes from several countries. At the same time they have a higher demand for the duet Jorge and Yuri Lopez.

The tour in China of Mariachi Mexico Amigo will be from July 16 th to the 28 th. They were invited to perform at the Guizhou International Folk Arts Festival by the US-China Cultural & Educational Foundation. “It is a great privilege to assist and be the only Folkloric group representing not only Mexico but also the entire American Continent.” Jorge said.

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Jorge López llegó a Canadá en 1987, procedente de Tucson Arizona, un mexicano que como muchos se aventuraron a iniciar su vida en otro país, no una si no dos veces.

Fundador del Mariachi México Amigo desde 1990, es uno de los más representativos en todo Canadá que lo ha hecho merecedor de giras no solo en México si no en otros países, próximamente viajará a China para representar a los dos países, Canadá y México.

En 1990 fueron invitados personalmente por el secretario de Turismo de México, Carlos Hank González a representar a Canadá en el primer encuentro Internacional del Mariachi en Guadalajara, Jalisco México. Siendo el grupo más multicultural del evento, con elementos de países como: Ucrania, Italia, Usa, China, Iraq y por supuesto México. Mariachi México Amigo tocó para el Presidente de México Carlos Salinas de Gortari y el primer ministro de Canadá Jean Chrétien para la celebración del tratado de libre comercio en Toronto en el 2000.

Jorge y su grupo son músicos muy talentosos, su esposa Yuri lo acompaña desde hace años y hacen una mancuerna espectacular. Entre risas nos dicen que pueden amenizar bodas, bautizos, fiestas corporativas, conciertos y hasta funerales.

El Mariachi México Amigo es la carta fuerte, pero también tienen el Grupo Cascabel, en el cual interpretan música de varios países, de igual forma tienen mucha demanda con el dueto de Jorge y Yuri López.

La gira por China de México Amigo será del 16 al 28 de Julio 2014, invitados por la US – China Cultural & Educational Foundation a participar en el Guizhou International Folk Arts Festival. “Es un gran privilegio asistir y ser el único grupo folclórico representando no solo a México, si no a todo el continente Americano.” dijo Jorge.

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