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Festival de la Familia
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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Sun Apr 29, 2001 7:42 am ]
Post subject:  Festival de la Familia

<B>Viva la familia</B><P>The 10th annual Festival de la Familia celebrates the cultures of Latin America<P>By Patricia Beach Smith Sacremento Bee Arts Critic <P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>When do skirts look like butterflies? When dancers from Grupo Folklorico de Colores swirl theirs, as they will at their appearance Sunday at the 10th annual Festival de la Familia. They take the Waterfront Stage in Old Sacramento at 10 a.m. <P>"We do many traditional Mexican dances, but the women really bend their backs and work their skirts to make them look like butterflies in the one from Nayarit (a Mexican state)," said Sylvia Romero, founder of De Colores. "In the same dance, the men dance with machetes."<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> <P><BR><A HREF="" TARGET=_blank><B>More...</B></A><BR>

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