Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies


Fri, April 29, 2011 | Texas Union Theatre (UNB 2.228), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

FANDANGO 2011 will feature dances by Grupo Flor y Canto and music by the UT Conjunto Music Ensemble.
The festivities will include:

• Costa Chica:  Mestizo dances from the coastal region of Guerrero, Mexico.
• Sevillanas: Andalusians dance the sevillanas during the spring ferias.
• Rumba Gitana: Flamenco dance form with influences from Afro-Caribbean rhythms and movements.
• Fiesta en Tlacotalpan: Dances associated with the carnival in Veracruz, Mexico.
• Conjunto: Melodies, rhythms, and instrumentals from a variety of Tex-Mex traditions
• Son Jarocho: African-influenced dances from southern Veracruz with syncopated poly-rhythmic patterns.

Refreshments will be provided by CMAS and prizes will be provided by the University CO-OP.

For more information, e-mail

FANDANGO 2011 is sponsored by the University CO-OP, the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, the Center for Mexican American Studies, and Grupo Flor y Canto.

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