VIII Mexican Folk Festival. Bronx, NYC. 3-28-2010. 1PM.

Celebrating the VIII Mexican Folk Festival In the Bronx

Photo by Javier Soriano -

The committee Guadalupano of Our Lady of Refuge in the Bronx invites you to their “VIII Annual Mexican Folk festival”, which its main purpose is to maintain its Mexican roots live on in New York City . This event will be in Our Lady of Refuge gymnasium located at 290 East 196 Street. It will take place on Sunday, March 28, 2010 from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m.

There will be typical Mexican dances presented by danced groups: Estampas Folkloricas Mexicanas, Ballet Folklorico de Nueva York, Nuestra Señora del Refugio, San Juan Diego, Nueva Juventud, Citlaliztli, Juventud Azteca, Herencia Azteca, Yavidaxiu y Tlaloc.

The Mexican singers will be: Felipe Bravo and Ricardo Rios.

To cover the events expenses the entrance fee is Seventh dollars.

To arrive at the event, take the D train to Kingsbridge Rd/196 St. (This event will be in Spanish).

For months, members of each group have been preparing for this grand event. They practice their dance piece for perfection making sure that they are well prepared to present themselves for a great show. Since the event has become an annual thing it is now a tradition that it takes place in the borough of Bronx . Apart from demonstrating their art and giving of a great show to their audience, they are also helping out to preserve the Mexican culture in the Big Apple.

Hundreds of admirers of the Mexican culture show up to the festival and are amused to see a vast amount of dance pieces being presented. Each dance piece represents a certain region of Mexico such as, Chiapas, pasando por Veracruz, Puebla, Jalisco, Sinaloa, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, Guerrero, Yucatan, Baja California Sur , amongst many other regions.

The committee Guadalupano of Our Lady of Refuge was founded 14 years ago. During these years they have dedicated themselves to help our many different causes benefiting the community.

For more information about the event, please call Mr.Enriquez at (917) 582-4895 or visit the website , pictures:


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