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Jul 24, 2014 8:50 AM by Candace Torrez

55th Annual Feria De Las Flores Pageant

CORPUS CHRISTI - LULAC Council #1 presents the 55th Annual Feria De Las Flores.

The Feria De Las Flores Leadership Pageant is taking place Saturday July 26th, 6:30 PM - 9 PM at the Del Mar College Richardson Performance Hall.

The pageant is a tradition that dates back to 1959. Each contestant is put through a six month training program which focuses on leadership, communication skills, and cultural awareness.

During the pageant each contestant represents a different Mexican state showcasing their colorful dresses and folkorico dance routines. Finalists chosen are to answer an on stage question as they compete for the crown.

All participants recieve scholarship funds, and the newly crowned Feria De Las Flores Queen wins the top sholarship prize of 2,000 dollars.

You can watch the contestants perform live on Time Warner Cable and Grande Cable Channel 19.

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