Calexico, California - (Next week is Mariachi Madness)…It runs all week, Monday through Saturday.
The week is hosted by the Calexico Chamber of Commerce, The City of Calexico, The Mexican Consul in Calexico and several event sponsors. It kicks off with the mixer at Applebee’s on Monday. Tuesday is the first round of the Mariachi Idol contest at the Carmen Durazo Cultural Arts Center, Wednesday is the Fiesta de Artesanias at the Arts Center, Thursday is the popular Salsa Contest also at the Arts Center. The week wraps up at Crummett Park on Saturday with the 22nd Annual Mariachi Festival Sin Fronteras. A special guest this year is Oscar Cruz, the winner of La Voz Mexico, the counter part to the popular Voice Competition in the United States. Cruz has become a celebrity in Mexico and in the Latin Community in the US. Senorita Mariachi Festival 2013 Andrea Cervantes will be at most all events all week long. Contact the Calexico Chamber for information on any of the events.