A Tribute to Aida Barrera and Carrascolendas

“Carrascolendas” was the brainchild of filmmaker Aida Barrera. It
became the first national bilingual television program for children.
Premiering in 1970 on PBS, Barrera and the program went on to receive numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award nomination. Please join us in celebrating Barrera’s many contributions to bilingual
education and cultural heritage.

Please RSVP to attend; this event is FREE. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. People who RSVP will have priority seating; others will be admitted at 4:55 p.m. The auditorium has a capacity of 175 people. RSVP does not guarantee admittance; please arrive early.

To RSVP, go to bit.ly/AidaTribute. For more information, write an email to voces@utexas.edu or call us at 512-471-1924.


Voces Oral History Project
City of Austin
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

IBC Bank Austin
School of Journalism -- UT Austin
Moody College of Communication -- UT Austin
College of Education -- UT Austin
Department of Curriculum and Instruction -- UT Austin
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement -- UT Austin
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy -- UT Austin
Department of American Studies -- UT Austin

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Auditorium 600 River St. Austin, TX, 78701

Event Type

Arts & Humanities


Moody College of Communication

Target Audience

General Public







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