Bailes de Mi Tierra’s mission is to preserve, promote, and present Mexican & Latin American traditions through its music, dance, and folklore. 

Now its its 15th season, the group has become a community favorite in the Tri-state region for its colorful costumes, vibrant dances, and the lively sounds of Mexican & Latin American music that provide a rich representation of its heritage and traditions; performing regularly at festivals, museums, schools, and other events.

Bailes de Mi Tierra received a recognition from Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott at his Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Baltimore City Hall.

Certificate reads: Bailes de Mi Tierra in recognition of 15 years of preserving and promoting Mexican cultural heritage through folk dance, Through graceful movements, vibrant costumes, and the rhythm of traditional Mexican music, you have shared the beauty of your culture, fostering unity and understanding among diverse communities. On behalf of the people of Baltimore, I commend you for your commitment to celebrating Hispanic heritage, and congratulations on your 15th anniversary.

Dated: October 3, 2023

Signed: Brandon Scott, Mayor, City of Baltimore

Photo Credit: JJ McQueen

On September 18, 2022 Bailes de Mi Tierra was recognized by the 

Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico.

 Certificate reads:

 Recognition to the 


for their  extraordinary artistic talent and for their remarkable cultural contributions to the Mexican community

I share this recognition with ALL BdMT dancers past and present, for they all deserve it as well.

In 2013 Director José Reyes and Bailes de Mi Tierra were recognized by:  

Educational Based Latino Outreach (EBLO)  

 for our work in the community in Baltimore.

 Certificate reads:

 "José Reyes, Bailes de Mi Tierra”

 “In recognition of outstanding achievement in the field of ARTS and CULTURE and the positive impact of his work on the lives of Latinos"

It was truly an honor to receive this recognition.

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Dragon Digital Radio

10/28/19: I was invited the studio of Dragon Digital Radio at Howard Community College to be part of a panel discussion to promote the Dia de los Muertos Celebration at the Walters Art Museum!

It was a pleasure to meet radio host Cris Oviedo, and share the mics with Allison Gulick (R), and Gabriella Souza (L) of the Walters Art Museum. 

View interview click here     Listen to podcast click here


12/13/18: Bailes de Mi Tierra were invited to perform along with Virginia based group "Mariachi Los Amigos" at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. It was a pleasure to share the stage with my friends. 

Welcomng Day Milbrook ES

Milbrook Elementary welcomed its many immigrant students and their families and celebrated the diverse cultures of the school community with performances, a resource fair, and food. The Welcoming Week event, held on Sept. 19, was produced by the BCPS ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Welcome Center. BCPS-TV was there to capture the sights and sounds.

Devociones y fe

By: Michelle Gomez, 2014 MICA Student