Kalpulli Ameyaltonal Tejaztlan is honored to present our 3rd annual Mexica New Year Ceremony to the West Side community of San Antonio. As part of our mission to share and reclaim our indigenous presence, we invite the community to join us by attending and supporting our ceremonial and community events March 14th and March 15th.
*THESE ARE ALCOHOL & DRUG-FREE FAMILY EVENTS*
SATURDAY MARCH 14TH
Velacion – All Night Vigil Ceremony
10 PM – SUNRISE
Rinconcito de Esperanza (Casa de Cuentos)
816 S. Colorado
We will honor our ancestors by lighting our altar and making our ofrendas. This is a nocturnal danza ritual where we will sing in Nahuatl and Spanish honoring the Mexica tradition until sunrise. Guests are encouraged to bring FLOWERS, CANDLES, INCENSE or FRUIT for the altar.
SUNDAY MARCH 15TH
Danza Ceremony, Workshops and Vendors
12 NOON – 5 PM
1327 Guadalupe St
We will celebrate the New Year by raising the New Year flag and tying of the ceremonial reeds. Danzantes from all over Texas and Mexico will celebrate with a full danza ceremony. Enjoy family friendly activites, story telling and workshops throughout the day coordinated by local permacultarist Nadia Gaona featuring various methods of gardening, composting and recycling. Our goal is to engage the community in activites that promote taking care of your health, the environment and your community.
*If you would like to vend or set up an info booth please contact Laura Rios Ramirez 512-844-4107
Kalpulli Ameyaltonal Tejaztlan is so honored to have had so many organizations and individuals’ support, especially Fuerza Unida , Roots of Change Urban Garden and Co-Op at Southwest Workers Union, Mujeres Mercado, The Vibrant Community, Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas, Bexar County Youth Gardens Program and Avenida Guadalupe Association