Children’s Museum Cultural KidsFest

Children’s Museum of Denver, the Consulate General of Mexico and the Mexican Cultural Center Put on Biennial Event

Cultural KidsFest Celebrating Mexico will highlight Mexican traditions through art and dance

Denver, CO – In honor of the Biennial of the Americas, join the Children’s Museum of Denver, the Consulate General of Mexico and the Mexican Cultural Center for a day of celebration with traditional Mexican dance and indigenous arts and crafts.
What/When:     Cultural KidsFest Celebrating Mexico
Wednesday, July 21st, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Schedule of Events:
10:00 a.m. – Welcome by Donna Good, President of Operations and Finance with the Biennial of the Americas, and Consul General of Mexico, Eduardo Arnal
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (on-going) Mexican Rag Doll making with Rita Flores de Wallace
10:30 a.m. – Performance by Colorado Mestizo Dancers
11:30 a.m. – Academia de Ballet Folklorico performing “Netzahualcoylt”
12:30 p.m. – Academia de Ballet Folklorico performing “Netzahualcoylt”
1:30 p.m. – Performance by Mexico Mixto
Where:                                Children’s Museum of Denver
2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, Co 80211
This event takes place on the Museum plaza rain or shine.

Cost:                      This event is free to the public.

About the Biennial of the Americas
The 2010 Biennial of the Americas celebrates the culture, ideas and people of the Western Hemisphere. Throughout the entire month of July, Denver will offer visitors cross-cultural experiences through a wide array of art exhibits, live music and special cultural programming.  Emerging talent and leaders in the arts, culture, sciences, politics, economics and technology will also convene roundtable discussions designed to create a shared vision for a more cohesive hemisphere. It will be one of the largest and most exciting international events of 2010.

About the Children’s Museum of Denver
Since its inception in 1973, the Children’s Museum of Denver has been a place that ignites and fosters a great love of learning.  Our mission is to create a community where children and their grownups learn through play. The Museum provides rich play experiences and a dynamic learning environment to help young children prepare for their future.  The Children’s Museum of Denver is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that relies heavily on the support of Museum friends.

The Children’s Museum of Denver is located at I-25 and 23rd Avenue (exit 211), in the Platte River Valley. For more details about the Museum, and its programs and events please visitwww.mychildsmuseum. org.

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