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Minnesota celebrates Mexican independence and culture

Minnesota will celebrate the Bicentennial of the Independence of México and the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution in festivities that include the famed Marimba Nandayapa, performing as part of the Marimba 2010 International Festival and Conference.

Marimba Nandayapa, a musical group whose origin starts from its founder and director, Maestro Zeferino Nandayapa, native of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, México.  performs in different venues in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Marimba Nandayapa performances are:

8pm Wednesday, April 28, at Ted Mann Concert Hall, the opening concert for the Marimba 2010 International Festival and Conference
11am Thursday, April 29, performance by Javier Nandayapa at Weisman Art Museum
8am-5pm Friday, April 30, Marimba 2010 Festival
8pm Friday April 30,  VocalEssence Concert at St. Paul Cathedral for a world premiere of “Aquí ha Nacido el Tiempo” by Mexican composer Jórge Córdoba
8am Saturday, May 1,  Lecture/demonstration at Ted Mann Concert Hall

For additional information about the festival please visit www.marimba2010.org
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