Sunday, May 20, 2012.
Market: 9am – 6pm
Performance: 10:00am-4:00pm. Cultural Music and Dance Presentations 
Harbor High School 
300 La Fonda Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Come experience Oaxaca’s largest Indigenous celebration, the Guelaguetza Festival in Santa Cruz! Vive Oaxaca and its Indigenous Communities, Centeotl, Grupo de Danza y Baile de Santa Cruz , in collaboration with the Santa Cruz City School District are hosting a celebration filled with music, dance, food, and art entitled “Guelaguetza”. This event will be an opportunity to share with the citizens of California the living pre-Columbian traditions that Oaxaca has to offer. Do not miss this event!

Participating Indigenous Communities include: Santiago Laxopa Ixtlan de Juárez, Zimatlán de Álvarez, Magdalena Tequisistlan,  Ejutla de Crespo, San Pablo Huixtepec, Putla de Guerrero, Huajuapan de León, Tlacolula de Matamoros, San Pedro Totolapan, Cuilapan de Guerrero, San Miguel Sola de Vega, San Cristóbal Lachiroag,  Zaachila, San Luis del Rió, Centro de Oaxaca, Santa Lucia del Camino, San Martín Tiljacete, San Pedro Ixtlahuaca, Salina Cruz, Tataltepec de Valdez Juquila, San Pedro Y San Pablo Teposcolula, Guelatao de Juárez, Santa María Xochistepec, Santa Gertrudis Zimatlan, La Raya, San Agustín de las Juntas, y San Sebastián Tutla.

Email: info@viveoaxaca.com

Web page www.viveoaxaca.com

 

General Admission: $10.00 and children under 5 free.

Tickets: at the event

Mark your calendars and be a part of this magnificent and historic event that will take place for the seventh time in Santa Cruz. Come witness the magic of Oaxaca’s dances and music. You will also enjoy the traditional woodwind band, Banda Siete Regiones, will be playing traditional Oaxacan music.