Arts & Entertainment

Mariachi Music Gains Popularity Across Ethnic Linesi
X
Greg Flakus
January 10, 2014 2:02 PM
Among Mexican-Americans in the U.S. mariachi music has maintained its popularity for more than a century. But there are groups in all parts of the United States and in some European and Asian nations as well. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports, you don't have to be Mexican to be a mariachi singer.

Mariachi Music Gains Popularity Across Ethnic Lines

Greg Flakus

Published January 10, 2014

Among Mexican-Americans in the U.S. mariachi music has maintained its popularity for more than a century. But there are groups in all parts of the United States and in some European and Asian nations as well. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports, you don't have to be Mexican to be a mariachi singer.


You May Like

Nigeria Incumbent in Tight Spot as Poll Nears

Muhammadu Buhari is running a strong challenge to Goodluck Jonathan, amid a faltering economy and Boko Haram security worries More

Video Liberia's Almost Last Ebola Patient Grateful but Still Grieving

Beatrice Yardolo tells VOA that despite her fame, life is still a struggle as she waits for government's promise of support to arrive More

Video Cambodian Land Grabs Threaten Traditional Communities

At least seven different indigenous groups in Ratanakiri depend mainly on forest products for their survival, say they face loss of their land, traditional way of life More