VIA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
with UTSA Mariachis on the Plaza
VIA Metropolitan Transit celebrated the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a pop-up concert featuring UTSA’s mariachi group Los Paisanos at Centro Plaza on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The public was invited to enjoy an array of traditional mariachi songs and free frozen paletas. People also had a chance to take a photo with Prímo, VIA’s mascot who who danced along with the music.
Patrons sang along with the group and several guests were serenaded with classic songs by the musicians.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15, and is celebrated to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country’s history, heritage and culture.