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Colombian Folkloric Ballet

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Colombian Folkloric Ballet

P.O. Box 130144

Houston, Texas 77219

United States

Company Description

The Colombian Folkloric Ballet (CFB), a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization, was formed in 1983 to promote and preserve the Colombian culture among the youth of the growing Colombian community of the Greater Houston area. Through education, folkloric perf ... more

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Universidad de America


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Colombian Folkloric Ballet [cached]

EBERTO AMADOR Chief Executive Director and Executive Producer Former Consul of Colombia in Houston, holds as B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad de America in Bogotá, Colombia, and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Houston, and is a PhD candidate. In addition to his formal engineering education, Mr. Amador received training as a Folklore Investigator by the famous Professor Guillermo Abadia and the well known choreographer and pioneer of Colombian folklore, Ms. Delia Zapata Olivella.

Mr. Amador has experienced the life, culture, and folklore of several countries including Angola, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and other Latin American countries where he has lived. In addition to the CFB, while living in Colombia, he founded several folkloric groups including the Conjunto Folklórico Berejú, the Folkloric Group of the Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos, and the Conjunto Folklórico of the Universidad de América. He is or has been director for numerous non-profit organizations in Houston and a panelist for the Houston Arts Alliance (formerly Cultural Arts Council of Houston) programs in several occasions. Mr. Amador, based in Houston, is a Principal for CH2MHILL, one of the largest construction, engineering and environmental consulting companies in the USA, and current Chair for the City of Houston Major's International Affairs and Development Council-Americas.

Colombian Folkloric Ballet [cached]

Eberto "Tiko" Amador President and Executive Director

CFB History [cached]

In 1983, Mr. Eberto Amador, then Consul of Colombia at Houston, and a graduate student at the University of Houston, through meetings with other Colombian Professionals, students and members of the community, realized the harm that had been inflicted by the media in its portrayal of Colombians as drug dealers.Motivated by the need for promoting the true culture and image of Colombia, Mr. Amador founded the Colombian Students and Young Professionals Association (CSYPA).The Colombian Folkloric Ballet (CFB) was formed that same year as the main cultural activity of the CSYPA.

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Eberto Amador (Dance)

Mr. Amador is the founder and President of Colombian Folkloric Ballet.He served as Consul of Colombia to Houston from 1983- 1986.He earned his BS at Universidad de America in Bogota, Colombia and his MS at the University of Houston.Mr. Amador has been active with a number of cultural and community groups including Ripley House, Institute of Hispanic Culture and MECA.He is employed as Manager of International Environmental Affairs for an independent power company in Houston.Mr. Amador previously served on grant review panels for CACHH in the 1990s.

The CFB was formed in 1983 ... [cached]

The CFB was formed in 1983 by the Honorable Eberto Amador, then Consul of Colombia in Houston, to disseminate and preserve the Colombian culture among the youth of the growing Colombian community of the Greater Houston area.

Eberto Amador
(713) 301-3968

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