Teatro Aurora Celebrates
Festival del Dia de los Muertos
Nov 02, 2019
FESTIVAL DEL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Join us for a FREE celebration on Saturday, November 2, from 12:00 – 5:00pm on the Georgia Gwinnett College lawn.
Aurora Theatre and the Organization of Latin American Students at Georgia Gwinnett College invite you to celebrate this beautiful Latin Ameican tradition. Come experience the culture and community as we show love and respect for the loved ones who have moved on. Bring photo of them to display on our community ofrenda while you celebrate with us. Feast on Mexican delicacies from Talpa Supermercado. Scheduled to perform: Mariachi Jaliciense,Alma Mexicana Folkloric Dance,Danza Azteca Acitalmitchli, Storyteller Tersi Bendiburg, the students from Maestros Cultural Arts Center + more surprises!
Acompáñanos a celebrar, de GRATIS, el sábado 2 de noviembre de 12:00 – 5:00pm en el campus de Georgia Gwinnett College.
Contribuye a la ofrenda comunal y prueba exquisitas delicias Mexicanas Talpa Supermercado. ¡Durante el festival, tendremos presentaciones de Mariachi Jaliciense, Alma Mexicana Balet Folklórico, Danza Azteca Acitalmitchli, la cuentacuentos Tersi Bendiburg, estudiantes de Maestros Cultural Arts Center y más sorpresas!
NOVEMBER 2, 2019
Saturday from 12PM – 5PM
FREE TO ATTEND
2 DE NOVIEMBRE
sábado de 12 a 5pm
Tersi is a bilingual storyteller, born in Cuba. At ten years old her family left Cuba and moved to Decatur, Georgia. This life-changing event presented many personal challenges, but stories made, and continue to make this process easier. Growing up, Tersi enjoyed folktales, legends, and family stories from her parents and from the close knit Cuban community in Decatur. Now a teller of these tales, nurtured in her fragile roots allowing them to grow deep and strong in the red Georgia clay, blend these two cultures.
Alma Mexicana Danza Folklórica (Dancers)
Alma Mexicana means Mexican Soul and Danza Folklórica means folk dancing. Put them together and you have the soul of Mexican culture and customs brought to life through music, dancing and colorful costumes that will be a feast for the senses. Don’t miss this exciting performance especially crafted for audiences with young children that will take them on a virtual journey to Veracruz, Chihuahua, Michoacan, Sinaloa, Yucatan and much more of Mexico. And when the music moves you, don’t keep your seat — get up and dance a little too! Based in Lilburn, Alma Mexicana has been performing traditional Mexican dances for the last seven years.
Mariachi Jaliciense prides itself on an impressive trajectory. The group consists of four talented mariachis, with more than 20 years of experience. In just five years they have become an on-stage sensation, accompanied by distinguished artists such as the beautiful and talented Maribel Guardia. After a successful debut on our Noche Latina, Mariachi Jaliciense returns for the third time to delight on our Day of the Dead celebration.