COCO DAY IN
On Tuesday, February 27th, Mariachi Divas had the pleasure of accompanying Anthony Gonzalez, the voice of Miguel from Disney-Pixar's critically acclaimed feature film Coco, at Los Angeles City Hall.
The event began with a special performance at the Forecourt of City Hall, where Anthony Gonzalez performed "Un Poco Loco" and "Remember Me" alongside Mariachi Divas and Ballet Folklorico Los Angeles, followed by a special presentation from First District Councilmember Gil Cedillo, Director Lee Unkrich, and Producer Darla Anderson.
Anthony, Mariachi Divas, and Ballet Folklorico Los Angeles then followed Councilmember Gil Cedillo into the council chambers, where they performed for the entire city council, "Coco" voice cast, and special guests. It was then proclaimed that February 27th officially be declared '"Coco" Day in LA' in honor of family, music, and building bridges across cultures.
Special guest appearances included Director Lee Unkrich, Producer Darla K. Anderson, Anthony Gonzalez, Renee Victor ("Abuelita"), Alfonso Arau ("Papa Julio"), Natalia Cordova Buckley ("Frida Khalo"), Selena Luna ("Tia Rosita"), Lombardo BOyar ("Mariachi/Gustavo"), Blanca Araceli ("Emcee"), and Gabriel Iglesias ("Clerk")