Guayabitos Festival Artistico Cultural Opens with a Bang

By Ken and Bea

Guayabitos Festival Artistico

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Alicia Monroy Lizola, Presidente Municipal de Compostela concluded her speech at 8 P.M., and as she checked her watch and declared the 11th Festival Artistico Cultural officially opened, on cue, brilliant fireworks lit the sky.

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Ensamble Grupo Folklorico Nayare Tradicional

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The sole purpose of the group is to spread and promote the tradition of the folklore of Nayarit, and they did just that.

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It was a splendid, colourful performance with splashes of colour, rhythm and choreography.

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They were accompanied by a Mariachi group on the side stage.

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The Mariachi “Los Galleros”, from Puerto Vallarta, presented a stunning performance with several outstanding vocal solos.

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There were at least 2000 in attendance. The entire show lasted over 2 ½ hours, and the crowd was held spellbound. As they say, a good time was had by all.

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There are concerts every Saturday during the month of February.

Note: The new lights and improved sound system were a big improvement over past years.

Of the Municipal of Compostela, Alicia Monroy said in a previous speech: “Compostela tiene todo para ser un “Municipio Mágico”.

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