The multinational cast of Up With People is heading to Mérida. Up With People (UWP), who has visited more than 70 countries around the world for the past 52 years, has announced that Mérida will be one of the cities they will visit on their 2018 tour.

On April 17, at 6:00 p.m. 9:00 pm, Up With People will present two live shows at the José Peón Contreras Theater.

Proceeds from the sale of tickets will benefit the Rotary Clubs Mérida Itzáes and Mérida Montejo so they can continue with their work and projects in the community.

During his visit to Mérida from April 16 to 23, 2018, with the support of the Rotary Clubs, Up With People will participate in social projects in different communities including Hunucmá, Seyé, Acanceh and the south of Mérida, and will live with host families local. The advanced team of Up With People invites the families of Mérida to host international cast members during their stay in Mérida.

Best known for its high-energy, upbeat and family-friendly entertainment, the cast of 100 participants representing 20 different countries will visit dozens of communities in the United States, Mexico and Europe throughout their five-month world tour. For more than 50 years, the different Up With People casts have toured around the world with a reach of millions of people, including four part-time shows in the Super Bowl.

“Our new production, Live On Tour, is designed to share our vision of a more hopeful, trustworthy and peaceful world,” explains Eric Lentz, vice president of Up With People. “The show features a combination of pop music, international dances and original UWP songs that will inspire people to make a positive difference in their communities,” added Lentz.

Watching the show and hosting a cast member are not the only ways to get involved. Young people from Mérida from 17 to 29 years old can apply to travel in future programs. Following the example of many young Mexicans who in recent years have traveled around the world with Up With People.

The visit of Up With People in Merida could not be possible without the support of the Rotary Club Mérida Itzáes and Club Rotario Mérida Montejo

About Up With People:

Up With People is a global educational organization that allows young people to be agents of change in their communities and in the world. Through our unique combination of music, social action and international travel, we achieve a positive impact on communities to help them improve, while providing young people with the knowledge and experience they need to better understand the global environment in which they live. the news For more information go to

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Michelle Aguirre, Public Relations Coordinator
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