Alaska Airlines Sponsors Mariachi Ciudad de Guadalajara
36th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta – May 5-7th, 2023
Music has the power to bring people together, and one of the most celebrated genres is Mariachi music. The Mariachi is a symbol of Mexican culture, and it’s recognized all over the world for its beautiful melodies and lively performances. For over 30 years, the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association has been working to bring the incredible talent of the Mariachi Ciudad de Guadalajara to the Portland area, and this year, they’ve partnered with Alaska Airlines to make it happen.
Alaska Airlines has been a long-standing supporter of the arts in the Pacific Northwest, and they’re proud to sponsor the Mariachi Ciudad de Guadalajara at the 2023 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in Portland, Oregon. This partnership is a testament to the airline’s commitment to promoting cultural diversity and celebrating the communities they serve.
The Mariachi Ciudad de Guadalajara is an award-winning group of musicians who have been performing together for over 60 years. Their music is a blend of traditional Mexican folk songs, classical music, and contemporary hits, and they’re known for their energetic and passionate performances. The group is made up of nine members, and they recently welcomed their first female member, Teresita.
Director Antonio Ortiz Venegas states that playing Mariachi music is a source of pride for the group, and they do it because they love it. For them, it’s not just about playing the music; it’s about preserving a tradition and sharing their culture with the world. By partnering with Alaska Airlines, they’re able to do just that.
The 2023 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta promises to be a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, and the Mariachi Ciudad de Guadalajara will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of the event. As the official airline sponsor, Alaska Airlines is excited to be a part of this celebration and to support the arts in the Pacific Northwest.
In conclusion, the partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association is a perfect example of how corporations can use their resources to promote cultural diversity and support the arts. The Mariachi Ciudad de Guadalajara is a beloved group of musicians, and we’re lucky to have them perform at the 2023 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in Portland, Oregon. Thanks to Alaska Airlines, more people will have the opportunity to experience the beauty of Mariachi music and celebrate Mexican culture.