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Multicultural Celebrations: Community Conversations with Museum Affiliates

January 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Multicultural Celebrations: Community Conversations

In honor of the Museum’s month long MLK, Jr. Multicultural Fest Celebration, we’re inviting representatives from Fiestas Mexicanas and Mariachi Northwest Festival to join us in a discussion around the rich culture and diversity of some of the Wenatchee Valley’s community festivals and celebrations. Learn about Fiestas Mexicanas, dedicated to preserving and promoting area Latino heritage and culture through celebrations based upon Latino traditions. Learn about the Fiestas Mexicanas celebration, the history, lifestyle and people of Mexico, and the ways this event and culture has influenced our community. And hear about Mariachi Northwest Festival, an organization dedicated to student workshops and performances that celebrate music and education, with student recognition and enrichment with activities utilizing professional musicians and emphasizing Mexican heritage. Learn about the festival’s plans for 2021, as well as the history and significance of mariachi music, and the ways this style of music is celebrated in our community. Finally, hear from Disney animated voiceover artist, Wilbur Zaldivar, and be captured by his rendition of a traditional Mexican tale.

PANELISTS: 

Martha Zaldivar, Fiestas Mexicanas

Eduardo CortesSolorio, Mariachi Northwest Festival

Questions may be submitted in advance to info@wvmcc.org, or live via Zoom Q&A, Zoom Chat, or FB Live. Thanks to partnerships with Together for Youth, Molina Healthcare and Coordinated Care of Washington, live Spanish translation will be provided by Clarius Languages. To access this feature, participants need to log-in with the Zoom log-in and select the Spanish audio channel under the world icon.

ZOOM LOGIN INFORMATION: 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87089991305

Webinar ID: 870 8999 1305

Zoom instructions: Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the FREE Zoom app. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click a join link. Click on Join Meeting, and enter the Meeting ID, then the password. Connecting is free and only takes a minute. 

PLEASE JOIN US IN THANKING OUR COMMUNITY SPONSORS!

Coordinated Care Molina Healthcare

Details

Date:
January 20
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center