2018 Fulbright Reception at the Consul General of Mexico in Atlanta

On April 19, 2018, the Consul General of Mexico in Atlanta,  Javier Díaz de León graciously hosted a reception in honor of Fulbright alumni and current grantees based in the State of Georgia. 

At first, we were welcomed by a variety of pieces from Mexican cuisine. Some of them: enchiladas, taquitos, tamarind juice. Also, in another table, a great collection of Tequilas of the highest quality was given for taste, to better accompany what we were eating at the moment.

After a few minutes of meeting up with other fellow Fulbrighters, everyone attending the event was asked to give a short introduction of themselves. Later, members of the Consulate gave us a talk about their activities in the region.

In addition, they acknowledged the presence of representatives of the consulates of Colombia and Peru and recognized our friend Alberto as a Fulbright student from Mexico. We were also showed a short video with the intention to promote tourism to this neighboring country.

To close the event, a couple of “Mariachis” (Mexican musicians) played the Harp and sang traditional songs for the delight of the audience.

Credit:Brad K. Hounkpati, Juan C. Lazarte, Carolyn Bero, and Adisde Handal Gamundi.

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