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Fresno college celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Several hundred people attended festivities Wednesday at Fresno City College in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

Hosted by the college’s Puente Club, the event included mariachi music, dancers, a grito contest, salsa and tortilla-making contests, and food booths.

Cinco de Mayo, or May 5th, marks the Mexican army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla.

Among the groups performing at Wednesday's event were Tenochtitlan Mariachi and Grupo Folklorico de Fresno City College dancers.

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