Oaxaca Week: July 29 – August 5, 2022

A celebration of Mexican textiles, arts, crafts, and food at various locations in the City of Poughkeepsie.

Painting titled El Hilo Cultural by Isab Velasco Gomez depicting Oaxacan women weaving textiles
Dancer at La Guelaguetza festival in tradtional Oaxacan dance attire

Save the Dates!

Textiles at the Trolly Barn, 489 Main Street: July 30 – August 5, afternoons

Art at MASS Design Group, 289 Main Street: July 30 – August 5, afternoons

Craft Workshops at Fall Kill Creative Works, 635 Main Street, TBA

Displays and Programs at Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market Street, TBA

Oaxacan Lunch at La Cabañita, 763 Main Street, August 4, 12:00 PM

La Guelaguetza at Waryas Park, Main Street, August 14

A Taste of Oaxaca – Learn about La Guelaguetza!
Saturday, July 16 from 1 to 4 PM
Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory, 8 Cherry Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Registration required.

Do you know what La Guelaguetza is? Do you know its origins and the meaning behind the tradition? Learn about gastronomy with Enrique Montaña and traditional music with Miguel Ángel and Cozobi.

Enjoy a parade of traditional clothing and poetry in the original language. This program is in collaboration with Revolución Radio, Grupo Folklorico de Poughkeepsie, and Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory.

Una probadita de oaxaca ¡VEN Y CONOCE LO QUE SIGNIFICA LA GUELAGUETZA!
Sábado, 16 de julio, 1 – 4 pm
Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory, 8 Cherry Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Requiere inscripción.

¿Sabes qué es Guelaguetza?, ¿cuál es su origen?, ¿qué hay detrás de esta tradición? En este programa aprenderás sobre gastronomía, por Enrique Montaña; música tradicional, por Miguel Ángel y Cozobi.

Además, se presentará un desfile de indumentaria tradicional, y poesía en lengua original. Este programa se realiza con la colaboración de Revolución Radio, Grupo Folklórico de Poughkeepsie y Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory.

Spread of traditional Oaxacan foods and ingredients across a table

Oaxacan Week is sponsored by Oaxaca y sus Culturas Hermanas del Mundo, Poughkeepsie-Oaxaca Friendship Committee, and the Poughkeepsie Public Library District.