Tonatiuh - “Danzantes del Quinto Sol” was founded in 1992 and is the largest Mexican Dance Group in the City of Salinas. The group is composed of approximately 500 members, the majority being elementary and high school students, professionals, and teachers.
For its first 20 years Tonatiuh was a part of the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts (ACFA). However, in 2013, Tonatiuh proudly became its own non-profit organization and continues serving our community. Tonatiuh has grown to be a well-known representative of the Monterey Bay Area through local performances, lectures and workshops
Tonatiuh is a very committed dance group that promotes cultural appreciation and awareness through dance. Under the direction of its founder, Ramón Silva Ruelas, The group provides quality, professional performances to the widest possible audiences.
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