International "ABRAZO" Kicks Off Borderfest
Hidalgo - The traditional "ABRAZO" takes place in the middle of the international bridge Hidalgo - Reynosa.
This is the 42nd edition, the Mayors of Hidalgo, Texas. Mayor Martin Cepeda and from Reynosa, Tamaulipas. Dr. Maki Esther Ortiz Dominguez.
They exchange an embrace in the form of bonds of friendship and brotherhood of both sides of the border, in turn they exchange as symbol of sister a typical gift of the region of both cities. From there the Mayors and their committees walk to the Main Square of the City of Reynosa, accompanied by Authorities, different Chambers and non-profit organizations and of course the Winter Texans, which come from the North of the United States.
Date: Thursday, March 1st 2018
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Place: Puente Internacional Hidalgo - Reynosa
BorderFest begins Friday March 2, 2018 with a series of shows, discover a culture of people that revel in unique cuisine, language, arts and crafts, musical heritage and entertainment.