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Mission Statement

Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association (PGSCA) is sponsoring the 16th annual "Cinco de Mayo Festival" which will be held May 4-7, 2000 at the Waterfront Park, in Portland, Oregon. Cinco de Mayo (May 5) commemorates the battle of Puebla, Mexico in 1862, in which Mmexican patriots defeated the forces of Napoleon III of France. The Cinco De Mayo Fiesta celebrates this event by having food vendors, music, dancing, arts and crafts, and merchants, and a carnival rides for all to enjoy. http://www.cincodemayo.org

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The Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the understanding of mexico's rich culture and heritage through education and cross-cultural exchange, and dedicated to providing financial assistance to the Hispanic community in Oregon. The Cindo de Mayo Fiesta and its sponsors are the primary source of funds for the associations's charitable and cultural activities.

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http://www.cincodemayo.org/

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