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Mexico Fest | Vancouver

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We’re happy to annuance Mexico Fest 2010
from Sept 7th to the 17th  | Expience Mexico in Vancouver

Mexico Fest is a celebration of Mexico’s Independence. It features cultural, touristic and economic aspects and is dedicated to bring about a greater understanding of Mexico. 2010 is an important year for Mexico as it celebrates the Bicentennial of its Independence and the Centennial of its Revolution. For this reason, they are putting together an exciting agenda to highlight the various marvels that Mexico has to offer the world.

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MEXICO FEST  EXPERIENCE MEXICO IN VANCOUVER

Mexico Fest is a celebration of Mexico’s Independence. It features cultural, touristic and economic aspects and is dedicated to bring about a greater understanding of our country. 2010 is an important year for Mexico as it celebrates the Bicentennial of its Independence and the Centennial of its Revolution. For this reason, we are putting together an exciting agenda to highlight the various marvels that Mexico has to offer the world.

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Mexico Fest 2010 will consist of nearly two weeks of activities, Starting on September 7 and concluding on September 17. This year’s promotional focus will be the Port of Mazatlan, located at the north of Mexico in the beautiful state of Sinaloa. We anticipate the attendance of more than 15,000 people. Our main event, on September 11, will feature popular and folkloric musical performances, Mexican cuisine and various promotional stands.
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Mexico Fest 2010’s activities will be featured on local English and Spanish TV, radio and newspapers. Also, for the first time, Mexico Fest will be featured in a Chinese language publication. We expect to reach approximately more than 50,000 people with our advertising campaign. Thanks to the hard efforts of many enthusiastic individuals, dedicated to strengthening Mexico and Canada’s friendship, it is our pleasure to invite you to experience Mexico in Vancouver this September 2010.
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Opening Event
Tuesday, September 7th

Free Admission. 6:00 – 7:00 pm
“MEMORIAS DE UNA GRAN JORNADA”
Photography Exhibition by Jon Bertelli
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

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Opening Event
Tuesday, September 7th

Free Admission. Limited capacity. 7:00 – 9:00 pm
DIEGO, FRIDA, FIESTAS AND REVOLUTION
Conference: Dr. Guadalupe Rivera Marin
(Diego Rivera’s daughter)
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

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Mexico Golf Tournament
Wednesday, September 8th
$150. Quantity of tickets is limited. 11:00 am
Richmond Country Club
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Mexican Cinema
Thursday, September 9th
$10. 7:00 pm
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival presents:
ALAMAR
Shortfilms produced by IMCINE
Granville 7 Cinemas
www.vlaff.org
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Independencia Gala Dinner
Friday, September 10th
$75 before September, after: $80 6:30pm – 1:00am
Italian Cultural Centre – 3075 Slocan St., Vancouver, BC

DINNER, MUSIC AND DANCING
BALLET FOLKLÓRICO SINALOENSE
TROPICANA BAND
MARIACHI ESTRELLA DE MÉXICO

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Fiesta Mexico Independence 2010 with Aleks Syntek
Saturday, September 11th
Free Admission. 12:00pm – 8:00pm
FOOD, MUSIC, DANCING, ARTS & CRAFTS.
For all family members, including kids.
Thurlow Plaza, New Vancouver Convention Centre
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Emotional Geometry | Sebastian
Tuesday, September 14th
$9.75 Adults $7.25 Senior, youth and students.
5:30 – 7:30pm
World renowned artist, “Sebastian”, and his 14 sculpture exhibition
(currently on display in Bellingham), will be exhibited here at
Van Dusen Garden with the unveiling of the restored sculpture
“Trono de Nezahualcoyotl” by “Sebastian” himself.
Van Dusen Garden
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Concert
Wednesday, September 15th
Free Admission. 8:30pm
Saxophone Quartet of Mexico
W2 Storyeum, 151 West Cordova St., Vancouver, B.C.
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Final Event
Hot to Cold / Cold to Hot
Friday, September 17th
Free Admission. 7:00 – 10:00pm
A Contemporary Vision of Mexico, Collective Exhibition
Scott Gallery, Emily Carr University

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