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April 29th, 2010
Grupo Fantasma to perform at Cinco de Mayo celebration

Latin orchestra Grupo Fantasma will perform on Friday at the Viva! Cinco de Mayo celebration in San Marcos. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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Grammy-winning Grupo Fantasma will headline the first day of San Marcos’ annual Viva Cinco de Mayo celebration a on Friday, April 30, at the Hays County Civic Center, 755 Civic Center Loop.

In its 35th year, the festival includes the State Menudo Cook-off, local bands, food, Folklorico dancers, arts and crafts booths and a Little Miss Cinco de Mayo Pageant. Besides Grupo Fantasma — a funky 10-piece Latin orchestra — musical guests include Los Enmascarados and Conjunto Romo. The Viva Cinco de Mayo parade will be held downtown at 9 a.m. Saturday.

For information, visit the event’s website here.

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