Senderos, 2019 NALAC Fund for the Arts, Organization Grantee


  • Folk & Traditional Arts
  • Santa Cruz, CA
Vive Oaxaca Guelaguetza–Indigenous Cultural Arts Festival in Santa Cruz, California

To support the presentation of Senderos‘ 15th annual Vive Oaxaca Guelaguetza cultural arts festival and related activities in Santa Cruz, California in May 2020. The uniqueness of this authentic celebration is the representation of the indigenous groups of Oaxaca’s seven regions, demonstrating their cultural richness through dance, music, language, ceremony, and traditional outfits. Showcased performers will include dancers and musicians from Senderos and other groups, and special visiting student musicians from Oaxaca. These events attract over 5000 audience members who come to experience the true meaning of the Zapotec word Guelaguetza – a commitment of sharing and a spirt of cooperation.