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Virtual El Grito!

Virtual El Grito! Celebration and Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month Kick-Off Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Virtual El Grito! Celebration and Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month Kick-Off

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:00-7:30 p.m.

Held at Texas Tech since 2010, El Grito honors the legacy of Mexico's declaration of independence from Spain, while also sharing history and cultures of Puerto Rico and 19 Latin American countries.

During this year's virtual celebration, students, faculty and staff will share short narratives regarding each of the countries that separated from Spain and the countries subsequent declarations of independence.  The Most Rev. Plácido Rodríguez, C.M.F., Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Lubbock will be the special guest.

The celebration will be streamed on this page, YouTube and various social media outlets. It will also air on KTTZ-TV and LISD-TV.  

Viewing Options

Additional Viewing Options

  • The celebration will be available for viewing on KTTZ-TV's website throughout the month.
  • The celebration will be rebroadcasted on LISD-TV at various times until October 15th.

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