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¡Vivan los niños!

¡Vivan los niños! is a Mexican telenovela for children that premiered in 2002. It ran for 155 episodes and finished in 2003. The opening, Vivan los niños, was recorded by the Latin pop group OV7. One of its closing themes, also entitled Vivan los niños, was performed by Cuban-American singer and songwriter Ana Cristina. The show is a version of the Argentinian telenovela "Jacinta Pichimahuida, la maestra que no se olvida". The series starred Andrea Legarreta as 2nd grade teacher Lupita Gómez. After the series ended, Andrea became the long-time host of the morning talk show Hoy. On July 12, 2012, in celebration of Andrea's birthday, the producers of Hoy reunited her with the young actors who played her students on the series.


Danna Paola
Danna Paola

Estrella Herrera

Ignacio López Tarso
Ignacio López Tarso

Ignacio Robles

Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez

Estela de Castillo

Lisette Morelos
Lisette Morelos

Adriana Espinoza

Eduardo Capetillo
Eduardo Capetillo

Emiliano Leal

Joaquín Cordero
Joaquín Cordero

Joaquín Castillo


Name Character
Andrea Legarreta She was 31 , now 49 years old as Maestra Guadalupe "Lupita" Gómez Díaz
Danna Paola She was 7 , now 25 years old as Estrella Herrera
Lisette Morelos She was 24 , now 42 years old as Adriana Espinoza
Eduardo Capetillo He was 32 , now 51 years old as Emiliano Leal
Ignacio López Tarso He was 77 , now 96 years old as Ignacio Robles
Miguel de León He was 40 , now 59 years old as Alonso Gallardo
Raquel Olmedo She was 64 , now 83 years old as Directora Alarica Caradura
Joaquín Cordero He was 78 , 89 years old when he died as Joaquín Castillo
Raúl Padilla He was 62 , 73 years old when he died as Felipe Gómez
Alejandro Ruíz He was 35 , now 53 years old as Julián Castillo
Elizabeth Dupeyrón She was 51 , now 70 years old as Fabiola del Moral
Isabel Martínez 'La Tarabilla' She was 55 , now 74 years old as Francisca "Pancha"
Miguel Galván He was 44 , 50 years old when he died as Primitivo Batalla
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez She was 42 , now 61 years old as Estela de Castillo


Name Job title
Abel Santacruz Writing Story
Nicandro Díaz González Production He was 38 , now 57 years old Executive Producer
¡Vivan los niños! poster
¡Vivan los niños! (18 years)


  • First Air Date: 2002-07-15
  • Runtime: [45] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 155