The Sixth Annual Fiesta in the Spirit of Cinco de Mayo will be held on Monday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Local musician Tony Diaz and singer Bryan Sanchez will be the featured performers. The event will also honor Father Mario Prada, who served as the director of International and Multicultural Programs at the U of M Crookston from 1988-2005 and who presently serves in the for Diocese of Crookston and works tirelessly as an advocate for the Hispanic community.
The fiesta is sponsored in part by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Grant by the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment from the Minnesota State Legislature. Other sponsors include the U of M Crookston Career Development and Counseling Department and the Concerts and Lectures Committee.