Viva Aztlan Festival prepares for big finale Saturday night - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Viva Aztlan Festival prepares for big finale Saturday night

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Following a day of competition, the Viva Aztlan Festival is preparing for a performance of the previous year's "Best of Festival" winner, Austin High's Ballet Folklorico, along with a special guest from Veracruz, Mexico, harpist, Salvador Pena Herrera.

These final performances follow Saturday's 23rd annual event featuring folkorico competitions, workshops, and mariachi concerts. 

Organizer, Zenaida Aguero-Rayes says the best part of the day's events has to do with more than competition.

"It's about getting together and showing people what our culture is about. So, that's the excitement, and then knowing that other people are here with you, from other groups, that do the same thing as you do," says Aguero-Rayes.

The final performances kick-off Saturday night at the civic center.

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