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Traditional mariachis shun charro suits & trumpets

Bringing a motley assembly of traditional mariachi youth ensembles to the headquarters of Jalisco’s Secretary of Culture (Edificio Arroniz) was the inaugural event of a festival brought into existence, seemingly, in order to draw a line in the sand between traditional mariachi and the “modern” version, which came into being in the 1930s.