Mariachi & Ballet Folklorico Society is the first and only community membership organization dedicated to the promotion, performance, and study of Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico in Arizona.
At it’s heart, the MBFS is committed to education and cultural integration and endeavors to bring to the American music and dance scene the vitality and history that faithfully represents Mexican-American culture.
The Society, created by Tucson International Mariachi Conference to expand the promotion of Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico visibility in the community.
Since 1982, Tucson International Mariachi Conference, a 501(c)3) (TIMC), has been a leading force in supporting the development of Mariachi and Ballet Folkloric instruction in schools across the United States. Not only to increase pride and awareness of Mexican American culture but to promote a sense of Achievement, Success, Craftsmanship, Discipline, Pride, and encourage youth to Engage in Education.