This traditional celebration was originated on 1994,it has been more popular around the world, even more that the Mariachi has been named “Human immaterial Heritage” by the UNESCO.Every year we got the best mariachis from all the world, like: el Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, Mariachi de America, Mariachi los Camperos de Nati Cano, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán
During this festivity we have lots of shows around the metropolitan area of Guadalajara like in public plazas, shopping centers, singing mess, one public “Gala”, Magno concert, closing ceremony, national rodeo championship, etc.and more. And of course our festival would not be the same without the international mariachis from Croatia, Cuba, Belgium, Chile, France, Argentina, Panamá,
We have our traditional big Sunday parade on the last Sunday of August at 10am as an opening for this celebration and goes on the principal Guadalajara avenues.
One of the highlights during “El Encuentro” is without a doubt, the “Pabellon Cultural” that goes on one of the most emblematic public plaza in our city “Plaza de la liberación”. Dance, folklore and music will surround this public space during 9 days, with more than 70 free shows presented to more than 100,000 people taking part during this celebration.
“Las Galas del Mariachi”, the most representative from El Encuentro are presented in the majestic Teatro Degollado (Degollado Theater) in our city. During “Las Galas”you may enjoy the best mariachis from all the world accompany for the Orquesta Filarmonica de Jalisco, creating during each
Gala a unique fusion between the traditional Mexican music with the classical sounds of an philharmonic orchestra for the participants delight.
We invite you to visit the oficial website where you will be able to find the complete program for the celebration. http://www.mariachi-jalisco.com.mx
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