CITGO Unites U.S. and Venezuelan Cultures in Series of Events This Month
Oct 22, 2008
HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2008 --- More than 6,800 people attended concerts by Serenata Guayanesa that were part of this month’s series of cultural events highlighting the Venezuelan and Hispanic cultures.
The Serenata Guayanesa tour was sponsored by CITGO and promoted by the Embassy of the
The magic of a concert by Serenata Guayanesa is that the folk ensemble’s music turns everyone into a “Venezuelan” if only for an hour or two.
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Thanks, in part to CITGO, this has been a month that has celebrated a mix of cultures and showcased some of the very best music and dance from
The venues and audience counts at Serenata Guayanesa’s concerts were: Center State Theater, Atlanta (500); Progress Energy Center Theater, Raleigh-Durham (500); World Music Institute, New York City (750); Masonic Center Auditorium, Tampa (600); Congress Theater, Chicago (500); James L. Knight International Center, Miami (2,800); and the Hobby Center, Houston (1,200).
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