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caborca fiestas de abril 2016

Schedule of Events for the 2016 April Fiestas

Cultural and Traditional Events

April 1 – 17, 2016

 

Friday, April 1

 

4:00 p.m.

Inauguration of Festivities

Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez

 

5:00 p.m.

Presentation of the Book Tño’ok Tohono O’otham, by Alicia Chuhua

With commentary by Miguel Ángel Paz Fraire

Auditorium of the Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez

 

Saturday, April 2

 

5:00 p.m.

Inauguration of the Art Route, 21 Sonoran Artists

Palacio Municipal

 

6:30 p.m.

Opera in the Temple

Templo de la Purísima Concepción de Nuestra Señora de Caborca

 

8:00 p.m.

Piano Recital by the Enid Adrea León Reyna Academy

Municipal Auditorium José de Jesús Palacios Lares

 

Sunday, April 3

 

4:00 p.m.

Children’s Activities, Face Painting and Games

Acoustic Shell of Pueblo Viejo

 

Monday, April 4

 

9:00 a.m.

Inauguration of the VII Colloquium of History, Culture and the Environment

Auditorium of the Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez

 

6:00 p.m.

Our Folklore

Featuring local folklore groups Tzia, Yamastic Etia, Danza mi Tierra and the Folkloric Dance Group of the Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez

 

Tuesday, April 5

 

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VII Colloquium of History, Culture and the Environment

Auditorium of the Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez

 

6:00 p.m.

Flavors of the Desert

Near the Acoustic Shell at Pueblo Viejo

 

7:00 p.m.

Traditional Walk of Lights

Along Calzada 6 de Abril to Pueblo Viejo

 

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Youth Stage

Featuring the following groups: Pascolas Tohono O’otham, Los Hijos de Caborca, Andrea Arrizón, Bonita, Joe Muñoz and Octubre Doce

On the main events stage in front of the Historic Temple

 

Wednesday, April 6

 

8:00 a.m.

Raising of the Mexican Flag

Palacio Municipal

 

10:00 a.m.

The 6th of April Civic-Military Parade

The parade starts in front of the City Hall on Quiroz y Mora, continues to 1st Street, from 1st Street to Calzada 6 de Abril, and on to Pueblo Viejo.

 

12:00 p.m.

Placement of the Floral Wreath and Official Ceremony

Concourse of the Historic Temple of Pueblo Viejo

 

2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

International Rodeo

Terrenos Gómez Morín

 

6:00 p.m.

Flavors of the Desert

Near the Acoustic Shell at Pueblo Viejo

 

6:30 p.m.

Cultural Encounter of the Desert

Featuring the dance group Tohono O’otham de Quitovac

On the main events stage in front of the Historic Temple

 

7:00 p.m.

Message from the Governor of the Tohono O’odham Nation, Alicia Chuhua

On the main events stage in front of the Historic Temple

 

7:30 p.m.

Awards Ceremony for the International Rodeo

Near the Acoustic Shell at Pueblo Viejo

 

8:00 p.m.

Tribute to the Beatles

An ensemble of groups and voices from the Municipal Youth Symphonic Band

On the main events stage in front of the Historic Temple

 

9:30 p.m.

Dramatization of the Heroic Deeds of the 6th of April

With participants from the University of Sonora, the Casa de la Cultura Abigael Bohórquez and the artistic community of Caborca

Concourse of the Historic Temple of Pueblo Viejo

 

10:30 p.m.

Fireworks Display

Concourse of the Historic Temple of Pueblo Viejo

 

11:00 p.m.

Ximena Sariñana in Concert

On the main events stage in front of the Historic Temple

 

12:00 a.m.

Grupo Laberinto in Concert

On the main events stage in front of the Historic Temple

 

Thursday, April 7

 

6:00 p.m.

Flavors of the Desert and the Asparagus Festival

Near the Acoustic Shell at Pueblo Viejo

 

7:00 p.m.

Local Youth Talent

The Acoustic Shell at Pueblo Viejo

 

Friday, April 8

 

7:00 p.m.

Bikers and Expo Rock

Plaza de Armas

 

8:00 p.m.

Callejoneada con la Tuna del Sol

With the participation of mimes and body paint

On the streets surrounding the Concourse of the Historic Temple of Pueblo Viejo

 

Saturday, April 9

 

8:00 p.m.

Bikers and Expo Rock

Plaza de Armas

 

Sunday, April 10

 

4:00 p.m.

Todos a la Calle (Everyone in the Streets)

Concourse of the Historic Temple of Pueblo Viejo