¡Globalquerque! New Mexico’s 8th Annual Celebration Of World Music & Culture Sept. 21-22

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¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico’s celebration of world music and culture, returns for the 8th consecutive year from 4 to 11:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 and 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, located at 1701 4th St. SW, at Avenida Cesar Chavez in downtown Albuquerque, the Salon Ortega Fountain Courtyard, the Albuquerque Journal Theatre and the Plaza Mayor festival concert stage. This is an event on the SantaFe.com event calendar.

¡Globalquerque! New Mexico’s 8th Annual Celebration Of World Music & Culture Sept. 21-22

Like the past editions,¡Globalquerque! 2012 will present a wide range of artists from around the world including representative artists from New Mexico’s varied musical traditions. A staggered stage schedule will allow people to sample the broadest range of performances in unique settings and ambiances from the intimate Salón Ortega Fountain Courtyard to the state-of-the-art 691-seat Albuquerque Journal Theatre to the outdoor Plaza Mayor festival concert stage. This is an event on the SantaFe.com event calendar.

Here are some of the confirmed elements of the celebration, with more being added all the time:

  • Featured Ticketed Event with music on three stages by seventeen performance groups spanning two nights. Acts to be announced as confirmed.
  • FreeCommunity Day Programming

Saturday Afternoon (10:30 AM – 4 PM) including: . Family-focused entertainment including Music, Street Performers, Instrument Making, International Dance Classes, International Puppetry, NHCC Museum Tour, ¡GlobalCookie! decorating, plus workshops on international music and culture with evening performers.

  • The Global Village of Craft, Culture & Cuisine featuring a plethora of vendors with an amazing selection of international and New Mexican goods, food and information running during both the free events and the evening ticketed events.

•The Global Village stage featuring free day performances and workshops.

2012 Line-up:
The Big Spank (NM, USA)
Bombino (Niger)
Canteca de Macao (Spain)
Freshlyground (South Africa)
Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird (Germany)
La Familia Vigil (NM, USA)
Bettye LaVette (USA)
Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto (Colombia)
Ali Akbar Moradi Ensemble (Kurdistan, Iran)
R. Carlos Nakai Earth Sounds Ensemble (Navajo-Ute/Mongolia/ UK)
Ozomatli (USA)
Plena Libre (Puerto Rico)
Zeb & Haniya (Pakistan)

Ticket Info:
Purchase Tickets Online or by phone at (505) 724-4771
One Day Adult - Advance: 30.00
Two Day Adult - Advance: 50.00
One Day Child (12 and Under) - Advance: 15.00
Two Day Child (12 and Under) - Advance: 25.00
Saturday Global Fiesta 10:30 AM - 4 PM ONLY: FREE
Tickets are available in person and by phone from the NHCC Box Office - (505) 724-4771.
Tickets are available on-line through Vendini

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