¡Globalquerque! New Mexico's Annual Celebration of World Music & Culture

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¡Globalquerque! 2015 returns to the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM USA on September 25 + 26 for its ELEVENTH Edition!

First 2015 Confirmed Acts Announced!

AURELIO (Honduras) FAREED AYAZ & ABU MUHAMMAD (Pakistan) CIMARRÓN (Colombia) TONY DUNCAN (Diné) JOY HARJO (Mvskoke Nation) RICARDO LEMVO & MAKINA LOCA (Angola/Congo) LONE PIÑON (New Mexico) EMEL MATHLOUTHI (Tunisia) MAARJA NUUT (Estonia) OTAVA YO (Russian Federation) NANO STERN (Chile)

With MANY more to be announced!

Like past editions, ¡Globalquerque! 2015 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.

The celebration and festival again promises to be both a destination event for tourists and a major entertainment and community activity for residents of the city and region.

¡Globalquerque! has been labeled a Tier 1 destination event by the Albuquerque Convention and Visitor Bureau (ACVB) and is also a featured City of Albuquerque event. We have a national marketing campaign that includes vacation packages through our hotel and rental car sponsors and ACVB and national, regional and local advertising.

¡Globalquerque! is a recipient of the 2013 Creative Bravos Award. The Creative Bravos Awards are presented for outstanding achievements recognizing innovation, entrepreneurship and community impact upon the greater Albuquerque area.

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.

· FREE Community 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.

· and MORE!