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GIANT SUGAR SKULL UNVEILING

Unveiled at November 2, 2017 the largest sugar skull in the San Joaquin Valley! Some say the largest in all California!

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ALTARS - OFRENDA

Walls were lined with beautiful altars honoring loved ones. Check out some of the beautiful altars from 2017 in our Gallery.

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HMTC IMPROV GROUP PERFORMING!

Hanford has it's very own improv team! You may have seen us recently at the September 21 Thursday Farmer's Martket.  They  performed  at the our Dia De Los Muertos event on Thursday November 2, 2017. What an evening of talent!

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Face Painting

Two face painters were on site and everyone participated!

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HMTC LITTLE SKELETON KIDS

Children from Hanford Multicultural Theater class demonstrated their skills, learned in the weekly Wednesday classes. Good job kids and you are the first HMTC acting class to do so!

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DAY OF THE DEAD KING, QUEEN, PRINCE, AND PRINCESS CONTEST

Crowned at event the Dia de Los Muertos King, Queen, Prince, and Princess. See pictures in Gallery.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS PARADE FLOAT WITH COCO PRIZES

On November 24, 2017, the day after Thanksgiving and opening night of Disney's new movie COCO,  Hanford Multicultural Theater Company participated in the Hanford Christmas parade. We placed a Dia de Los Muertos float with items from our  Dia de Los Muertos' fundraiser event. The giant sugar skull from our event was on the float with a Santa hat! Also onboard two skeletons with Christmas lights and students from our free acting classes.  An added bonus was Disney's COCO team sending us backpacks with COCO goodies. As our float came by our Associate Artistic Director JP Rapozo would ask Disney trivia questions. If someone knew the answer, our newest board member, Vanessa, would run to give them a Coco backpack with goodies! People who won the backpack would have tears in their eyes from happiness! Thank you to Jason Geffen (Disney), Briana Gardner (Pixar), and Octavio Solis (character voice in Coco), for making our community proud and extremely happy! Forever in our hearts!

More pictures on Gallery tab and Facebook

Click Below to see amazing pictures of our first ever

Hanford Day of the Dead - Dia de Los Muertos

Photos by Ben Smukler of Visalia, CA

You can also checkout our Facebook event page where people have forwarded pictures to us.