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Viva Mexico! MDC Kendall Campus to Again Host Celebration of Independence

Mexican Independence

Miami, September 11, 2012 - Come celebrate the 202nd Independence of Mexico at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. The annual event, now in its tenth year at MDC, will feature traditional dances, tasty cuisine, live music, art and more!

The celebration will recreate a Mexican plaza and bazaar. Some of this year’s highlights include a performance by singer/actor Carlos Bowers, a live Mariachi band, Concheros folkloric dancers, games for children, more than 16 food vendors, art, books and crafts for sale, among other activities.    

Presented in collaboration with the Consul General of Mexico in Miami and the Mex-I-Can Foundation, admission is free and open to the entire community.


MDC Kendall Campus Presents Celebration of the 202th Independence of Mexico

  • WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 15, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Kendall Campus, Gymnasium 11011 S.W. 104 St.

For more information on the event, please contact Max Rodríguez at 305-237-2144.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

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