About Young Ambassadors
The BYU Young Ambassadors are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their first appearance in the
international spotlight at Expo ’70, in Osaka, Japan. Throughout the last 50 years, 1700 Young Ambassadors
have traveled thousands of miles, visited 68 countries and met millions of new friends who long remember the
group’s fast-paced choreography and beloved melodies. Young Ambassadors have captured the hearts of young
and old through half a century of tours. Young Ambassadors continue their energetic tradition of song and
dance as they recall their past travels in their new show- Souvenirs.
The new Young Ambassador show, Souvenirs, celebrates international friends around the globe whose association have influenced Young Ambassador company members while traveling at home and in faraway places. Souvenirs features numbers from Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Hairspray, Crazy for You, Dreamgirls, Bandstand, Spamalot and songs from beloved children’s movies. International hits from the Beatles, Journey, Charlie Chaplin and Stevie Wonder round out their lineup for a memorable journey through some of your favorites over the past fifty years.
Since entering the world stage at Japan’s Expo ’70, BYU Young Ambassadors has performed its vibrant blend of song and dance in 71 nations of the world. Its audiences have included the prime minister of India, the queen of Thailand, and the king and queen of Jordan.
"As unofficial ambassadors for the United States, the Young Ambassadors are without peer."