Event: National Cinco de Mayo Festival
Organization: Maru Montero Dance Company
Description: Join us for the 21st National Cinco de Mayo Festival! May 5, 2013 - Noon to 6 p.m. Free Rain or Shine New location: National Mall between 8th & 12th Sts. Metro station: Smithsonian Music (hip hop to mariachi) Dance (salsa, cumbia, merengue, folk )--dance contests too! Children's arts and crafts pavilion (hands-on crafts, piņatas, loteria) Curated art exhibit Food (for sale) ...and more! The Maru Montero Dance Company will present the 21st National Cinco de Mayo FestivalŪ on May 5, 2013 from noon to 6pm on the National Mall. Free and open to all, the Festival is a family-oriented celebration designed to educate the audience about Latin American culture through dance, music, food, and fun activities for children. Educate Education through dance, enrichment through culture is the mission of the Maru Montero Dance Company. Our Festival embodies this theme as a procession of colorful dancers and musicians swirl around the base of the Washington Monument bringing the arts and a taste of authentic Hispanic culture to people of all economic and ethnic backgrounds. Dance More than 100 performing artists and dancers will inspire the audience with live performances ranging from pre-Hispanic to traditional Mexican and other Latin American folk dances. Festival attendees will also be able to enjoy modern dances such as the cha-cha, salsa, and Latino hip hop. Celebrate Since 1992, our Festival has been celebrating, supporting, and building a broader understanding for Latin American culture and artists in the Washington, DC area and throughout the nation. Please join us for an afternoon of fun!
Website: http://www.marumontero.com
Telephone: 202-744-5106
E-mail: anna@marumontero.com
Date/Time: 5/5/2013 12:00 Noon - 5/5/2013 6:00 pm
Cost: $0.00
Location: National Mall, Washington, DC