Fiesta San Antonio Podcast

Fiesta San Antonio Podcast

Welcome to "Fiesta San Antonio: A Celebration of Culture and Tradition" - a podcast that delves into the rich history and vibrant cultural significance of the annual Fiesta San Antonio celebration. Fiesta San Antonio is an iconic Texan festival that dates back over a century, and is celebrated every year in April. This 10-day festival is a celebration of the city's rich cultural heritage and traditions, and features a colorful array of parades, live music, food, and cultural performances.In this podcast, we explore the origins of Fiesta San Antonio and how it has evolved over the years, highlighting the events and traditions that make it such a unique and beloved celebration. We talk to local experts, historians, and cultural ambassadors who share their insights and stories about the festival's cultural significance, from the historic Battle of Flowers Parade to the popular Oyster Bake.We also examine how Fiesta San Antonio has become a symbol of unity and community for the city of San Antonio, bringing together people from all walks of life to celebrate and honor the region's diverse cultural heritage. Whether you're a longtime resident of San Antonio or a first-time visitor, this podcast will provide you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of Fiesta San Antonio's rich history and cultural significance. So come along with us on this journey of discovery and celebration!


March 22, 2023 42 mins
In this inagural episode of the Fiesta San Antonio Podcast we take a deep dive into the origins of Fiesta San Antonio, one of the most beloved and iconic cultural celebrations in Texas. Our guest speakers, including local historians and cultural experts, provide valuable insights into the rich history and traditions of Fiesta, tracing its roots back over a century.
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Welcome to today's episode of iHeart Fiesta - the offical Fiesta Podcast! In this episode, we'll be talking about an incredible organization called disABILITYsa.disABILITYsa is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing resources and support to individuals with disabilities in San Antonio, Texas.

They work to improve the lives of those with disabilities by promoting independence, inclusion, and accessibility in their co...
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In this episode, we explore the unique history and culture of two universities located in San Antonio, Texas: St. Mary's University and St. Phillips College. Both institutions have a rich heritage and have been integral parts of the San Antonio community for over a century. We begin by delving into the founding of St. Mary's University in 1852 as a Catholic university, and how it has grown and evolved over time to become one of the...
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April 13, 2023 23 mins
Welcome to the latest episode of our podcast, where we'll be talking to two amazing women who have achieved the title of Ms. Fiesta San Antonio - Jazzlyn Grace Ramirez, the current Ms. Fiesta 2023, and Calista Burns, former Ms. Fiesta 2020.

In this episode, Jazzlyn and Calista share their inspiring stories of how they came to compete in the Ms. Fiesta pageant and what it meant to them to win the title. We'll hear about the dedicatio...
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Welcome to the iHeart Radio Fiesta Podcast, where we celebrate the rich cultural traditions of San Antonio, Texas. In this episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Michael Quintanilla, known as "Mr. Fiesta," and Kathleen Whittle, the artist behind this year's official Fiesta poster.

Michael Quintanilla is a veteran journalist who has covered Fiesta, the city's annual spring festival, for over three decades. He is also the auth...
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