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IT WAS A WONDERFUL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EVENT. THE FRONT STREET WAS CLOSED AND A ROUGH ESTIMATE OF 400 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE EVENT WITH THE SEMIFACIAL PAINTING. KCC THANKS ALL THE PEOPLE WHO ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED: TEOCALLI ACADEMY, CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, MARIACHI LOS REYES, FIDDLE PLAYERS FROM STACEY SNODGRASS, BALLET FOLKLORICO SOL DEL VALLE AND STARR VALDEZ GUITAR PLAYING. THANK YOU ALL ONCE AGAIN.

Please come and join us on Saturday November 22, 2014 for Fiddle jam at KCC HALL 14054 front St. Armona. Mrs. Stacey Snodgrass welcomes music players to participate (professional or beginning) and enjoy the guitar and violin from 11:30 to 2:30 pm. FREE ENTRANCE TO THE PUBLIC.

Also, HAWAIIAN Recital to be held on Saturday December 6, 2014 from 12-4 pm at the KCC HALL. Please come and enjoy the aloha scene.

THANK YOU PARENTS,

Juan R. Medina, Exec. Director

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Any comments or ideas, Please e mail Juan Medina, President and Executive Director of KCC at juan@kingsculturalcenter.org

Kings Cultural Center

The Kings Cultural Center is under Kings Regional Traditional Folk Arts which is a public not for profit organization founded to expand the artistic opportunities for the youth of Kings County and surrounding communities. The purpose of the organization is to promote artistic programs (Mariachi music, Folklorico dance, Hip Hop, Salsa Dancing, Painting, and Video documentary) for youth residents in Kings County, instill cultural pride and to broaden an understanding of our heritage. The groupís primary activity is the creation, preservation and promotion of traditional ethnic events, presenting an average of 22 community performances annually including Spring and Fall Recitals.

Kings Cultural Center was opened to promote family oriented activities with cultural pride in our communities through the medium of music, dance and the arts. The organization participates in events not involving smoking or drug and alcohol activities. The families involved are multi-cultural and from different economic backgrounds. Families are from rural settings such as Kettleman City, Corcoran, Tulare, Lemoore, Armona and Hanford. The hope is to instill in children an appreciation of cultural activity in Kings County.