The City of Socorro Planning the 2022 Annual Binational History Conference and Cultural Exposé
The City of Socorro, Texas and The Cultural Heritage Society of the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro present the Annual Binational History Conference and Cultural Exposé, taking place in Cd Juarez, Mexico and Socorro, Texas on September 8-11, 2022, and featuring over 15 international speakers, cultural exhibits and demonstrations, live music, food, and more.
The Cultural Heritage Society is proud to bring awareness to the History, Heritage, and Culture to the region through the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Sister City Project. During the event the cities of Socorro and San Elizario will become Sister Cities with ten municipalities from the states of Chihuahua and Durango. The ceremonies will take place in both Socorro and San Elizario on Saturday. The City of Socorro will start with a tree planting ceremony for each of the 10 cities. The Sister City Project will grow to 19 participating cities in the USA and Mexico.
Join us on September 8th in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico for the first day which is hosted by the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico. Followed by two days in Socorro, Texas at the Rio Vista Farm Complex, which has been nominated as a National Historic Landmark.
The Historic Sister Cities Ceremonies will be held on Saturday the 10th I both San Elizario and Socorro, with the Chihuahua cities of San Francisco de Conchos, Camargo, La Cruz, Saucillo, Delicias, Rosales, Meoqui, Julimes, Ahumada, and Ocampo, Durango present. The Sister Cities of Parral, Jimenez, Santa Barbara, Valle de Allende, Valle de Zaragosa, and Janos will also be in attendance.
Learn about the Gastronomy of the Camino Real, the Tribes, Traditions, Tourism, Culture, and History. The Free Event will feature live music and entertainment, food, fun and more! Check out the booths
from the visiting cities and lots of vendors.