National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Old Town Plaza and the Gazebo will be the site for an opening news conference at 10 a.m. that will kick-off a day-long celebration of the rich Hispanic heritage that helps to define New Mexico.
10 - 10:30 a.m. National Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off and Press Conference Members of the Hispanic Heritage Committee, along with the City of Albuquerque, community organizations and honored guests, will start the celebration.
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Poet Laureate Levi Romero
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Community Awards and Keynote Speakers
11:45 a.m. - Noon Festival Ballet of Albuquerque and Patricia Dickinson
Noon - 1:30 p.m. New Mexican Marimba Band
1:30 - 3 p.m. Mariachi Nuevo Mexico
3 - 4 p.m. Havana Son
4 - 5 p.m. Latin American Band Encuentro
5 - 6 p.m. Folklórico Fiesta Mexicana
6 p.m. Ivon Ulibarri and Cafe Mocha