Alma de Candela
Alma de Candela (Soul of Fire) is a Latin music experience not to miss! For dancers and non-dancers, Latinos and non-Latinos; an Alma de Candela concert is a sight to behold, full of rhythmic sounds, bright costumes, brass, percussion, and dancing.
Alma de Candela has been a featured headliner for many festivals, including Jazz Carolina!, The Spartanburg International Festival and The Make-A-Wish International Wine Festival. People of all backgrounds appreciate the joy they bring to the music, regardless of whether they understand the words.
About the Diversity Celebration
The Diversity Celebration features a wide array of local and international music, eclectic dancing, delectable food, and imaginative crafts. Appalachian students, faculty, staff, K-12 schools, and members of the local community are all invited to join us in this celebration of cultures through art and entertainment.
The Diversity Celebration supports and enhances Appalachian State University's mission of "accepting the responsibility to be actively involved in addressing the educational, economic, cultural, and societal needs of the changing region, state, nation, and world," by providing a venue where diverse perspectives, cultures and values are accepted, appreciated and celebrated.