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This Year, Bakersfield ‘Guelaguetza’ Takes Center Stage

By Daniel Jimenez for South Kern Sol BAKERSFIELD — Every year, twelve cities across California play host to “La Guelaguetza,” a celebration that honors the cultures and traditions of indigenous communities hailing from the Mexican state of Oaxaca. This year, Bakersfield will close out the statewide event, making this city’s Guelaguetza the season’s largest. “It’s […]

La Guelaguetza a celebration of culture, pride and unity

by E-MAGINNE A. GRANT/South Kern Sol   BAKERSFIELD–On Saturday, Oct. 9, 2011, the Unidad Popular Benito Juarez organization will be hosting their annual La Guelaguetza at CSUB to help remember the customs and traditions of Oaxaca, Mexico. The event will feature 15 different types of entertainment that include dances, arts and crafts, different booths and […]