Column: “LA REINA DE LA FIESTA” HAD HER CROWN AND SCEPTER STOLEN THEN MADE SOME DISPARAGING COMMENTS ABOUT THE TOWN SHE WAS CHOSEN TO REPRESENT, SO WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?
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Not One Reina, But All Of Them: Fiesta Council Invites All Former Reinas To Participate In Fiesta This Year ESPAÑOLA – Vice President of the Fiesta Council, Esperanza Martinez, addressed the Española City Council to update members on the Fiesta and the removal of the 2015 La Reina de Española , Angelina Vigil. As previously […]
Saturday night the Española fiesta Council Executive Committee met in a special executive session to deliberate on whether to keep Angelina Vigil in the role of La Reina de Española. Read on to see what happened and for a video of the Council’s decision.
In a surprise tie vote, the Espanola Fiesta Council failed to make a decision on the fate of Angelina Vigil, the current La Reina de Española. The Espanola Fiesta Council met in a special meeting Friday evening to discuss and vote on the status of the 2015 La Reina de Española but an unreadable ballot led to a surprise 11-11 tie vote. Read on to see what happens next.
Late Tuesday afternoon, the home of Angela Vigil, the 2015 Reina for the Española Fiesta was burglarized. The perpetrator(s) took several valuable household items and ransacked several rooms. In addition they also stole the scepter and crown worn by every Fiesta Reina for more than fourty years. The City is asking for the crown to be returned, no quetions asked. Read on for the details of this developing story.
SUMMER FIESTA! AT CHIMAYO MUSEUM CHIMAYO– On Sunday, June 14, 1pm to 5pm the greatercommunity is invited to celebrate summer, community and our rich culture in beautiful Chimayo! Enjoy performances of traditional northern New Mexico music under the giant cottonwoods with Trio Zia and Roberto Mondragon and Friends. Sample delicious homemade foods, see work by […]
Fiesta Weekend Schedule Released ESPAÑOLA — The Española Valley Fiesta Council released the tentative schedule for the 2015 Fiesta weekend, scheduled for July 9-12. Events are planned for all generations and all members of the community. Check out the schedule below and we will see you at the Fiestas! Thursday 7/9/15 1:00 pm-4:00 pm […]
Reina current and future, 2014 Reina Vanessa Gonzales and 2015 Reina contestant Angelina Vigil Fiesta Council Hold Contest To Select 2015 Reina and Oñate ESPAÑOLA – The Española Valley Fiesta Council held the annual Oñate y Reina Competition Saturday night at the Nick Salazar center of the arts theater at Northern New Mexico University. […]
Contest to Select Española Fiest Court Members On April 11: Would Be Contestants Encouraged To Apply
Would Be Fiestas Princesses and Court Members Encouraged To Apply ESPAÑOLA – Attention Española area residents. The 2015 Española Valley Fiesta Council is seeking individuals interested in being part of the Royal Court. Community members interested in being a Princessa de La Fiesta or a Cuadrilla Member are encouraged to contact Fiesta Council and […]