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Dancers with the Ballet Folklorico Mari Cruz, including Silva Tidrick, right, and Lucia Fernandez, center, perform a dance from the Nayarit region of Mexico for the crowd under the outdoor stage Sunday afternoon September 15, 2013. Fiestas Patrias of Austin celebrated the 35th Annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiesta at Fiesta Gardens Park in east Austin this weekend to commemorate Mexico’s independence from Spain. The annual celebration featured dancing, music and traditional festival food and drink.
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