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Moravian College to Celebrate Mexican Music and Culture

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)— The Moravian College Music Institute will join the Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia in celebrating Mexican Independence Day with the fifth annual festival at Moravian College on Saturday, September 15, noon to 4:00 p.m. The musical festival will feature a variety of performances showcasing regional Mexican dances, music and song.

The celebration will include performances by Ballet Folklorico de Campeche, Soledad Flores, Grupo Rey-Mex, and Mariachi Flores. Invited guests include the Honorable Jacob Prado, Acting Counsul of the Mexican Consulate, Philadelphia, and the Honorable Don Cunningham, Mayor of the City of Bethlehem.

The festival is free and open to the public. Foy Hall is located at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Church and Main Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. For more information, contact the Moravian College Music Institute at (610) 861-1650. The event is sponsored in part by El Hispano.