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UTRGV encourages sustainability with 2020 FESTIBA

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EDINBURG - There’s few events that can boast a lineup quite as diverse as UTRGV’s Festival of International Books and Arts.

This year’s FESTIBA, which kicks of Saturday in Edinburg, will feature world-class pianists, New York poets, flamenco performances and even a farmers market.

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UTRGV Ballet Folklórico marks 50 years with 'Alegría' performance

UTRGV Ballet Folklórico marks 50 years with ‘Alegría’ performance

EDINBURG - The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Ballet Folklórico is celebrating its 50th anniversary with performances of "Alegría" this weekend. "Alegría" is a celebration of Mexico’s history and culture, going as far back as the pre-Hispanic era. The show takes the audience on a journey through different parts of Mexico, showcasing each region's distinct music and dance.

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FESTIBA kicks off Saturday with South Texas Literacy Symposium in Edinburg

FESTIBA kicks off Saturday with South Texas Literacy Symposium in Edinburg

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – UTRGV’s FESTIBA (Festival of International Books and Arts) officially kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 22, with the South Texas Literacy Symposium Librarians and Educators Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ballroom on the Edinburg Campus.

The symposium, geared toward exploring the effectiveness of implementing teaching approaches that empower individuals to be catalysts for sustainable development in literacy, is sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission/Literacy Texas and is hosted each year by UTRGV during FESTIBA.

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