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City of San Antonio Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission Announces Official Events for 2015 Commemoration
SAN ANTONIO (August 26, 2015)
– The City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development and the City’s Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission were joined today by District 1 Councilman and Honorary Commission Chair Roberto C. Treviño and District 5 Councilwoman and Commission Liaison Shirley Gonzales to officially announce the 2015 Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commemoration. This year’s commemoration includes an exciting program filled with diverse and educational festivities for families to observe in celebration of the anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain and Hispanic Heritage.
“Diez y Seis de Septiembre is important for San Antonio to commemorate, as it gives our city the opportunity to truly reflect on our history and the cultural connection and influence that still remain today,” said Councilman Treviño. “I invite all San Antonio’s residents and visitors to make plans to participate in the many official events taking place citywide.”
The City of San Antonio Diez y Seis de Septiembre Commission was established in 1994. Through its vision and leadership, the Commission hosts cultural events, children and senior citizen programs, and educational endeavors that take place throughout the city as part of the official annual commemoration in San Antonio. Each event is created to promote an understanding of the historical significance of Mexico’s Day of Independence.
“The many events taking place over the next few weeks in commemoration of Diez y Seis de Septiembre provide great opportunities for families and neighbors to come together and celebrate as a community,” said Councilwoman Gonzales. “It is important that younger generations continue to learn about and appreciate the cultural influences and heritage that make our city unique.”
The 2015 Diez y Seis de Septiembre Events Calendar is currently available for free at all San Antonio Public Library branch locations throughout the city. The calendar is also available online at www.GetCreativeSanAntonio.com.
For more information, visit www.getcreativesanantonio.com or call 210-206-ARTS (2787).
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