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Published: 05/08/2012

Savor Albuquerque Festival Celebrates Arts, Culture and Cuisine

10-day Savor Festival embraces 100 years of rich culture in New Mexico, June 7-16
Albuquerque, NM- During New Mexico’s Centennial celebration, the Savor Albuquerque festival recognizes Albuquerque's arts, culture and cuisine. The 10-day festival, from June 7-16, will culminate with the Centennial Summerfest featuring dance performances, culinary events, art exhibitions, creative musicals and plays. Savor Albuquerque event highlights include:

The 25th Annual Flamenco Festival International de Albuquerque (June 10-16) is a vibrant dance festival which will showcase over 20 workshops and seven dance performances by world renowned flamenco dancers.

Route 66 Arts Crawl (June 15) offers something for everyone to enjoy. Albuquerque galleries participate in this evening arts event, allowing visitors to experience the creative works of diverse local artists.

The 7th Annual “The Seven” New Works Festival features seven fully-produced world premiere plays with seven different directors and professional casts. The works debut June 7-10.

Savor Fine Food Festival is sure to appeal to all foodies. Local Albuquerque restaurants will be showcasing their best culinary concoctions during RoofTapas, the Rock The Boat Sustainable Seafood Festival, and at the Downtown Growers Market.

To wrap up the Savor Albuquerque festival, the Centennial Summerfest on June 16th will feature performances, five cultural pavilions along Route 66 (Central Avenue), food vendors and art exhibitions displaying the distinctive history and culture of our city and state. The day-long Centennial birthday party will conclude with a free concert by Grammy® winners Los Lobos.

Win a trip to Savor Albuquerque
One lucky visitor will win a trip to experience the festivities from June 8-11, 2012. The prize includes:
• Two-night accommodations at Hotel Andaluz
• Dinner at Lucia
• Tickets to several Savor Albuquerque events
• Brunch at The Grove
• Guided tour with Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures
• Meal at 66 Diner
• $200 Visa card for airfare, gas or shopping

Enter to win the Savor Sweepstakes by Monday, May 18th at

For a complete event listing for Savor Albuquerque, visit
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