Announcement Date: 1997

Los Cenzontles produces the Festival of Youth in the Tradition featuring youth groups and master artists of mariachi, banda, and the son jarocho. Students attend classes at several sites throughout San Pablo and Richmond, including Contra Costa College, the Richmond Auditorium, and the San Pablo Civic Center. The festival features Yolanda del Rio, Graciela Beltan, Lalo Guerrero, Mono Blanco, Banda La Movida, Mariachi Azteca de San Jose, and others.