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Historic Old Town is the site of for all day celebration


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Sep 06, 2013
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM


Old Town Gazebo
Albuquerque, NM


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.

Entertainment Schedule:

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