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Annual Cinco De Mayo festivities were held Sunday in Galveston
by Ruth Ann Ruiz
Monday, May 07, 2018

Cinco De Mayo The annual Cinco De Mayo festivities were held Sunday on the grounds of the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston. LULAC Council 151was the sponsor.

Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana from Texas City and students from Burnet Elementary School delighted the crowd with their swirling dresses and sombreros as they entertained with their dancing.  

Ball High School student, Alondra Saucedo, was awarded the LULAC’s, Young Leader of the year scholarship for her work in Safety in Schools. She spoke to the crowd addressing concerns of safety on school campuses.  

Food vendors sold traditional Mexican street tacos along with refreshing tropical fruit beverages.  Attendees and performers adorned themselves with colorful hats and flowers, enjoying their day. 

Mariachi Dos Mil sang out the traditional songs of mariachi musicians and included some American favorites. “The Voice” Jay Perez dedicated their performance to American troops and American military veterans. 

The day’s activities concluded with another crowd-pleasing Texas band, “Charanga King Hugo Guerrero y Calle Seis” belting out music that filled the evening air in Downtown Galveston.

Remembering Jim Guidry

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