Dinner gala features taste of Mexico

A Cinco de Mayo celebration was held at the Abbotsford Banquet Centre.

The dance group “Mexico Vivo” from Langley performed traditional dances for some 350 people attending the Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Abbotsford Banquet Centre on Saturday night.

The dance group “Mexico Vivo” from Langley performed traditional dances for some 350 people attending the Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Abbotsford Banquet Centre on Saturday night.

Abbotsford enjoyed a taste of Mexican culture with a mariachi dinner gala held at the Abbotsford Banquet Centre on Saturday night.

The event was billed as a Cinco de Mayo celebration, and featured an authentic dinner prepared by a Mexican chef, performances by the Vancouver-based salsa dance group Mexico Vivo, a mariachi band, and a Latin DJ who kept the audience on their feet until midnight.

The event attracted about 350 people, and organizers plan to expand in future years.