Jul 07, 2020

The Rebozo Revival Festival fashion show

The Rebozo Revival Festival continued last Wednesday in the North Gym with a rebozo fashion show. The evening began at 6 p.m. with a welcome from the masters of ceremony, Dayanna Sevilla and Yadira Simone, followed by remarks from Fresno State faculty, including Provost Dr. Lynnette Zelezny. Lourdes Sevilla, founder and creator of the festival, spoke about the origin, history and evolution of the rebozo. She was followed by the U.S. Poet Laureate for 2015-2017, Juan Felipe Herrera, who read a poem from his first book, “Rebozos of Love.”A Rebozo Award was presented by Dr. Dvera Saxton, a Rebozo Revival Committee member; and Sevilla. The fashion show took place during the final 10 minutes of the two-hour event. (Daniel Avalos/The Collegian)

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