EcoMaya Festival is the music and dance, cultural, artistic, and educational festival held annually since 1995 in the Los Angeles area. It is popularly known as the Mother Earth Day Celebration.
EcoMaya Festival showcases the many contributions of Maya Culture and Heritage, while at the same time educating and informing attendees about the ecology and the environment, with special emphasis on the protection of the ecology and biodiversity of Maya territories, and the latest achievements in renewable energy and sustainable living technologies.
festivalís goals are to introduce the Maya Culture to people from other cultural
backgrounds. It provides Maya people a venue to inform others what their rich
culture is and has been for thousands of years.
All of this is done with entertainment and education. Maya cultural traditions come alive with music, dance, art and food.
There are a variety of activities that take place during this
annual weekend spectacular, all aimed to cater to the different needs and
interests of the diverse population who attend the event: activities such
the largest gathering of Marimba performers, a very diverse group of Folklorico
dancers,a Traditional Arts and Crafts Fair, and lots of delicious ethnic