Mexicali teenage musical band triumphs in Italy

Mexicali, Baja California.- Students of the Music Band of the Secundaria # 50 held high the name of Mexico in Italy when winning the third place for the best band and the first place for the best picture in the XIX International Band Competition.

The young cachanillas, the only representatives of Mexico in the competition, traveled to Giulianova, Italy, where they conquered the spectators to the sound of Mexican music and proudly dressed in the typical Calabeaceado costume and traditional cowboy hat.

They performed La Bikina, a medley of La Playa and La Yaquesita and Mexicali’s emblematic song El Cachanilla, which was accompanied by a synchronized dance routine.

Finally, the band from the Secondary School # 50 was awarded with the third place for best youth music band (under 21) and the first prize as best band picture.

The youngsters also enjoyed a trip to the beach and attended a toast ceremony with Giulianova’s municipal president.

TBP Newsroom with information from El Debate

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