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San Joaquín in Municipality of San Joaquín, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The National Huapango Dance Contest

 
 
The National Huapango Dance Contest Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
1. The National Huapango Dance Contest Marker
Inscription.
El Gobierno del Estado de Querétaro y el H. Ayuntamiento
de San Joaqín 1997-2000 se altecen al rendir homejaje
con esta obra escultórica, a las generaciones de
“bailadores” y “bailadoras” de son huasteco, que con su arte,
fortalecen nuestras tradiciones y costumbres, en el marco del
“Concurso Nacional de Baile de Huapango”
San Joaquín, Qro. 23 de abril de 1999.
Ing Ignacio Loyola Vera
Gobernador Constitucional del Estado

Prof. José Martínez Ramírez
Presidente Municipal

English translation:
The Government of the State of Querétaro and the City Council of San Joaqín 1997-2000 give tribute, through this sculptural work, to the generations of Huasteco Dancers, who with their art, strengthen our traditions and customs, by taking part in the
"National Huapango Dance Contest"
San Joaquín, Querétaro. April 23, 1999.
Names of the governor and municipal president

 
Erected 1999 by Gobierno del Estado de Querétaro y el Honorable Ayuntamiento de San Joaqín 1997-2000.
 
Location. 20° 54.966′ N, 99° 33.975′ W. Marker is in San Joaquín, Querétaro, in Municipality
The National Huapango Dance Contest Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
2. The National Huapango Dance Contest Marker
The marker and sculpture are to the left in this view of the parish church of San Joaquín. The additional marker below the featured marker mentions a previous work that was inaugurated in September 1985 by the state and local government.
of San Joaquín. Marker can be reached from Calle Palemón Ledezma just south of Calle Guerrero, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map.
 
Regarding The National Huapango Dance Contest. Huapango is a traditional Mexican dance and music style heavily associated with the indigenous culture of Mexico. The annual Mexican national huapango dance contest is held in San Joaquín, now in its 48th year (2017).
 
Also see . . .  Huapango Huasteco performing "El Querreque" (in náhuatl and spanish). This is an example of a traditional huapango musical trio, interesting as they sing in both spanish and náhuatl. (The music starts around 1:35). (Submitted on December 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
The National Huapango Dance Contest Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
3. The National Huapango Dance Contest Marker
The marker and sculpture are to the left of the parish church. The additional marker on the church mentions parish members that donated the church's clock in 1962.
The National Huapango Dance Contest sculpture image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2017
4. The National Huapango Dance Contest sculpture
An example of a couple dancing huapango from nearby Hidalgo state. image. Click for full size.
5. An example of a couple dancing huapango from nearby Hidalgo state.
Photo courtesy of "Conociendo Hidalgo" (https://sites.google.com/site/conociendodehidago/)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 16, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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