Mariachi music and Folklorico dance students will join Mexican Heritage at their 25th Annual San Jose Mariachi & Folklorico Festival “Tres Grandes Idolos” on January 13, 14 & 15, 2017.
This year’s theme is honoring the legacy of three recently passed idols of Mexican music: Juan Gabriel, Pepe Martinez & Joan Sebastian. (see flyer below).
MHC is proud to announce the return of SJMFF 2017 to the School of Arts & Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza.
This event is made possible through the generous support of program grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the City of San Jose, as well as, the collaboration of the School of Arts & Culture at MHP.
Participants from throughout the Bay Area and Northern California will attend the music and dance workshops led by Jose Tena (folklorico) & Juan Reyes (music) on January 13th & 14th; Friday after-school and all day Saturday.
Registration is OPEN at www.mhcviva.org .
Mariachi Mass will take place on Sunday, January 15th at 10am at the Cathedral Basilica of San Jose located at 80 S. Market Street and will feature the music of Mariachi Mexicanisimo.
The “Tres Grandes Idolos” Family Concert will feature the work of student and community Mariachi and Folklorico companies in an tardeada concert at the Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater on Sunday, January 15 at 3pm.
This family-oriented event will serve as the culminating performance of the workshop students and youth performance ensembles. The concert will showcase the professional ensemble, Mariachi Azteca, currently in their 35th year of serving the San Jose cultural community. Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com