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POSTPONED - Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Festival to be held Sept. 18

Due to Hurricane Florence, this kick-off event has been postponed to a later date. The campus will be notified when the new date is set.  --- Sept. 18, Lakeside Plaza at 5 p.m.

Due to Hurricane Florence, this kick-off event has been postponed to a later date.

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Celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month with music, food trucks and performances from different Latin American cultures. Music will be provided by the fabulous DJ Alexis.

Performances: N.C. Brazilian Arts Project and Triangle Dancers will perform Rio de Janeiro – style samba, a Brazilian dance best known for Carnival from Afro Roots. They will be also teaching traditional Latin style dance lessons.

Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano is proud to represent its Mexican culture and tradition through the art of dance and music. It was formed in 2006 because of the celebration of “Virgen de Guadalupe”. They will perform traditional dances from the states of: Chihuahua, Chiapas and Jalisco. Their traditional music and clothing makes them unique in North Carolina.

This event is free and open to the Elon community. All guests will be able to sample food from Spanish-speaking countries, dance and have fun!

Sponsored by: El Centro/CREDE, Elon Dining, Global Neighborhood, Elon African Society, Elon Ballroom Dance Club, Elon Caribbean Society, Latinx/Hispanic Union.

 

Diana Prieto Viñas,
Staff
9/7/2018 1:00 PM