About Young Ambassadors
BYU Young Ambassadors are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their first appearance in the international spotlight at Expo ’70, in Osaka, Japan. In the last fifty years, seventeen hundred Young Ambassadors have traveled thousands of miles, visiting sixty-eight countries, meeting millions of new friends who long remember their fast-paced choreography and the beloved melodies that have captured the hearts of young and old through half a century of tours. Young Ambassadors continues their energetic tradition of song and dance as they recall their past travel 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.