The director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, said that this is an event that has positioned Puerto Vallarta nationally and internationally, becoming an important vehicle for tourism promotion. The IPEJAL will serve as the main venue of the event, AV. Francisco Medina Ascencio in front of the municipal stadium, showing the natural scenarios of the destination and welcoming up to 3,000 people each day for the festival and shows.
International folklore groups from the United States, Ecuador, Slovakia, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru, and nationals from Guanajuato, Aguascalientes, Tabasco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Coahuila, Querétaro and Zacatecas, will participate. As members of the International Council of Organizers of Folkloric Festivals and Arts Traditional (CIOFF), are cataloged as the best of their entities and is a guarantee of professionalism and quality.
The program will start on May 10 with a monumental parade in which 25 groups will be present.