Fiesta Mexicana brings a piece of Mexico to UAA

1509123_810569202303979_1680210297_nLooking to become emerged in the Mexican culture without even leaving campus?

The Spanish Club in partnership with the UAA Multicultural center and faculty members are throwing Fiesta Mexicana from 7-10:30 p.m on April 4th in the Student Union Cafeteria.

“Students have the opportunity to better orientate (sic) themselves with Mexican culture in a fun, interesting way,” said Demry Mebane from Student Activities through e-mail.

The fiesta will start with a salsa dance performance by Kegan Ford from Rumboso ballroom dance studio. Ford will also be teaching a salsa classes following his performance aimed to teach and better familiarize students with this style of dance.

“Although salsa is not a Mexican form of dance, it does share the same characteristics as many Mexican dances,” said event creator Ana Azpilcueta, who is also a Student Activities employee.


The fiesta will also feature Mexican food and refreshments, and a live mariachi band.

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