Mariachi of the Navy Secretariat @ Gabeto

Event Date: 
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30
Camden Lock, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8AH
The Embassy of Mexico in association with Latino Life present a unique opportunity to see one of the most important Mariachi bands in Mexico, the 15 piece outfit live in concert for the first time in the UK. Friday 24th Nov. 5PM Free entrance

Formed in 1989 by Captain Eduardo Navarro Graciano, Mariachi of the Navy Secretariat is one of Mexico's most prestigious Mariachi bands. Over the years, the band has received several awards for their performances, thanks to their quality, delivery and discipline. In every performance they strive for excellence and to represent with the highest dignity the Mexican Navy and teh Mexican nation.

From their first international performance in 1990 in the now extinct Soviet Union, the band has gone on to play all over the world including in Cuba, Chile, Guatemala, the US, Canada, Spain and China.

During the visit of Pope John Paul II to Mexico in 2002, the band participated in the farewell event from the Presidential Hangar. In 2006 the band performed again to Pope Francis. The Mariachi has accompanied great musicians, such as the Mexican tenor Fernando de la Mora or the great Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, and in 2011 in the city of Tlaxcala, it accompanied the international tenor Plácido Domingo.

After 27 years, the Mariachi of the Navy Sectetariat, make their London debut, having been invited to perform at the International Maritime Organisation, and will perfrom a free 'flash mob' style concert to the British public in the open air at Camden Lock

Don't miss this amazing experience!