Here are some highlights from the festival:
Wednesday, May 15 Guadalupe Theater | 9:30am-12pm | Free for Seniors
9:30am – Lydia Mendoza Stamp Launch Ceremony – The Music Icons stamp series was created to honor Americans who have helped shape popular music in America.
The official unveiling of this forever stamp will be Wednesday May 15, 2013 at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Members of the Mendoza family as well as other guests are scheduled to appear. The Postal Service™ will issue a Lydia Mendoza First-Class Mail® commemorative stamp (Forever® priced at 46 cents) in one design in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 16 stamps (Item 579200). The stamp will go on sale nationwide May 15, 2013.
10am – Free for Seniors Conjunto Dance: Santos Soza y sus Estrellas
Puro Conjunto Pesado: Hecho en Tejas
Accordion Tuning, Maintenance & Repair Workshop and Button Accordion & Bajo Sexto Workshops
For more details on the festival, visit www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/