Updated: Sep 19, 2021
Learn more about Guelaguetza 2021, Lamont, Cal. https://www.unidadpopular.org/guelaguetza
Once Again! Unidad Popular Benito Juarez (“Unidad Popular”) is organizing its annual event entitle “Guelaguetza”.
The Guelaguetza is a multi-cultural event, full of folkloric dances, traditional music, arts and craft. The same is held every year in the middle of October’s month of each year. The Guelaguetza is one of the most attracted events celebrated in the State of Oaxaca, México and, for the last 30 years, has been celebrated in about 12 different cities in the State of California.
Guelaguetza a Zapotec Language (Indigenous group/tribe South Mexico) signifying offering sharing or giving, Guelaguetza was the term used to describe the ceremony and celebration held each year to propitiate the gods in return for sufficient rain and a bountiful harvest. The Guelaguetza event is where natives from the eight (8) regions of Oaxaca (Cañada, Coast, Isthmus, Mixtec,Papaloapan, Southern Sierra, Sierra Norte, and the Central Valley) would come and demonstrate what Oaxaca has to offer such as its culture, tradition and ways of living.
This year, the Guelaguetza would be held on “Sunday October 10, 2021” “from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,” at the “Lamont Park” located at “8304 Segrue Road, Lamont, CA 93241”.