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Councilman Michael Nowakowski Celebrates Fiestas Patrias in Latest Segment of “Phoenix 2020”Councilman Michael Nowakowski Celebrates Fiestas Patrias in Latest Segment of “Phoenix 2020”<div class="ExternalClass9260DB22364B474792225433D59FE7B6"><p>​In his latest segment of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is on location at Rancho Corona to celebrate the Fiestas Patrias. The Fiestas Patrias commemorates Mexico's Independence Day and is celebrated as the day Miguel Hidalgo called for the end of Spanish rule in Mexico. This is often celebrated through the traditional "grito ceremony" or shout of independence. Join Councilman Nowakowski as he takes viewers through the festivities of the Fiestas Patrias and as he speaks with dancers, singers, and even the Consul General of Mexico Claudia Franco Hijuelos.</p><p>The segment is viewable online at: <a href="https://youtu.be/mVUXg1Dv-wY">https://youtu.be/mVUXg1Dv-wY</a> and will air on PHXTV on Cox Cable Channel 11 and Ch. 8005 on Century Link Prism for the next several weeks. </p><p>Viewers can get more information on the District 7 Council Office online at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/mailings/%25%25track%20%7bhttps:/www.phoenix.gov/district7site/%7d%20-group%20%7bhtml:2%7d%25%25">phoenix.gov/district7</a> and can reach the office by calling 602-262-7492 or by e-mailing <a href="mailto:council.district.7@phoenix.gov">council.district.7@phoenix.gov</a>. More council shows are viewable on the city's YouTube channel accessible from the city website at <a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/mailings/%25%25track%20%7bhttps:/www.phoenix.gov/%7d%20-group%20%7bhtml:3%7d%25%25">phoenix.gov</a>.</p></div>9/27/2017 4:50:00 PMNick Valenzuela602-495-5405