Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
Reporter: Helena Rodriguez
PORTALES—The 22nd annual Festival Romanico, which was postponed last Friday due to snow, will be held this Thursday, Feb. 19, at Eastern New Mexico University.
More than 500 high school students from New Mexico and West Texas will compete in Spanish poetry, recitation, essay, original skits, video and talent competitions from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Becky Sharp
Auditorium in the College of Business and in the Campus Union Building Ballroom. There will also be an arts and crafts exhibit in the Sandia Room in the CUB and a scholarship will be awarded for the first time this year.
Students, as well as the general public, are welcome to view the skits. Separate competitions will be held for native and non-native Spanish speakers.
For more information, call 505.562.2149.