Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-09-15 14:00:20 –
North Las Vegas (KLAS) — Today we are launching a one-month celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating diverse cultures throughout Latin America.
Here in the Valley, we are profiling the award-winning mariachi program at a university in southern Nevada.
“Wednesday’s event begins Hispanic Cultural Heritage Month,” said Robert Bonora, Dean of Fine Arts at the Southern University of Nevada. “It’s free and open to the public at the Tyrone Thompson Student Center at North Las Vegas College on the Southern Nevada Campus from 5 pm to 7 pm.”
Mariachi Plata is the official mariachi group of universities in southern Nevada. In just two years, the group has some of the top performers in the country.
Last year, students participated in a virtual contest with other people across the United States.
The month-long celebration begins on Wednesday, September 15th.NS Until Friday, October 15NS..