Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2016
Florida Day of the Dead Celebration announces new partnership with the Mexican American Council (MAC), a 35-year-old nonprofit organization that promotes traditional arts of Mexico while providing support to the children of farm workers with academic scholarships.
Event Founder, Jim Hammond said “The Day of the Dead Festival is rooted in community and our new partnership with MAC will help us honor this ancient Mexican tradition by directly supporting and building local community through the arts”
Students from the new Mariachi School will perform throughout the Florida Day of the Dead event on November 2nd 2016. The Florida Day of the Dead Celebration has earmarked a percentage of donated proceeds from the Festival to support MAC’s amazing work in the local Homestead community.
About Florida Day of the Dead:
Wednesday - November 2nd, 2016 4-10pm. Florida Day of the Dead Celebration
The Day of the Dead tradition is founded on a communal celebration of very personal perspectives on life and death. Through hands-on community events including workshops, interactive art, our Skeleton Processional, ofrendas and more, the Florida Day of the Dead Celebration provides opportunities for South Florida residents and visitors to work together to achieve common community goals.
About The Mexican American Council:
Founded in 1982, the Mexican American Council is a cultural and educational organization composed of former farm workers and community leaders from all backgrounds. MAC has dedicated all efforts to better the life of farm worker children through education, scholarship awards, leadership development, cultural awareness events, civic engagement, and community involvement.