West Texas Latino Artist Día de los Muertos Celebración
Sun, Oct 29, 2017 12:30 pm
LHF will host the West Texas Latino Artist Exhibit & Día De Los Muertos Celebración promoting art and culture and observing the popular observance. The event will showcase the work of Latino artists, offer a cultural experience through local performers, hold a unique Día de Los Muertos cake decorating
contest, showcase a lowrider and classic cars best-decorated contest, display altars honoring those who passed and connect participants to vendors as well as provide children’s activities that offer cultural understanding. More so, the event is designed to draw community together.
There will be a children’s area with projects that can be made for free by the children including papel picado, flores de papel (paper flower making), mask decorating and Ojo de Dios crosses.
A variety of altars/ofrendas will be showcased. Please let LHF know if you are interested.
Cars and lowrider bikes will also be on display and decorated in the Día de Los Muertos decor. Live entertainment by various performers cultural, traditional such as ballet folklorico groups, mariachis, bands and individual performers playing various types of music genres will also be a part of the celebration. Groups are still being scheduled. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Or, if participants come in Día De Los Muertos costume or with face painted, cost is $3 for adults, and $1 for children.
Los Hermanos Familia (LHF), a nonprofit organization organized exclusively to be a significant catalyst for promoting family engagement, encouraging awareness about social issues, service, leadership, and cultural diversity.