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By Motoya Nakamura, The Oregonian |
May 05, 2012 8:29 PM


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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 2012 in Portland (15 total photos)



 

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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Over 1,000 people put on sombreros to set the new Guiness record for the most number of people wearing sombreros, according to Victoria Lara of Lara Media Services. They distributed 1,200 sombreros. The old record was about 500. The 28th Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Portland Waterfront Park was in full swing. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 






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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- From left, Mexico En La Piel's Ariel Cerrud, Jesus Chavez, Feliciano Marquez, Kristel Perez, and Misael Castelan get ready for their ballet folklorico performance during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Mexico En La Piel is a Portland-based organization dedicated to the preservation, authenticity and growth of the colorful, traditional representations from the Mexican culture. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 




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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian



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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian
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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian





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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 






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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 





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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 






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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Mexico En La Piel perform authentic ballet folklorico during the 28th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Waterfront Park. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian





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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Over 1,000 people put on sombreros to set the new Guiness record for the most number of people wearing sombreros, according to Victoria Lara of Lara Media Services. They distributed 1,200 sombreros. The old record was about 500. The 28th Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Portland Waterfront Park was in full swing. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 





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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Over 1,000 people put on sombreros to set the new Guiness record for the most number of people wearing sombreros, according to Victoria Lara of Lara Media Services. They distributed 1,200 sombreros. The old record was about 500. The 28th Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Portland Waterfront Park was in full swing. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 




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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Over 1,000 people put on sombreros to set the new Guiness record for the most number of people wearing sombreros, according to Victoria Lara of Lara Media Services. They distributed 1,200 sombreros. The old record was about 500. The 28th Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Portland Waterfront Park was in full swing. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 





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PORTLAND, OREGON -- May 05, 2012 -- Over 1,000 people put on sombreros to set the new Guiness record for the most number of people wearing sombreros, according to Victoria Lara of Lara Media Services. They distributed 1,200 sombreros. The old record was about 500. The 28th Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Portland Waterfront Park was in full swing. Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian 





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PORTLAND, OREGON - May 05, 2012 - Juice-maker Lucy Wills peeled a red and green mango at her stand, which was piled high with lemons and oranges and strawberries. She got into business for herself about 10 years ago when she made an agua fresca for her husband, and he suggested, why don't you sell these? "It's not just Mexicans here," said Wills, who works at various farmers markets. "It's a whole bunch of different people." The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta along Tom McCall Waterfront Park runs through the weekend. Janie Har/The Oregonian 





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PORTLAND, OREGON - May 05, 2012 - Beadmaker Salvador Candelario Carrillo sells his craftwork at the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta along Tom McCall Waterfront Park through the weekend. Janie Har/The Oregonian






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