The three events were held simultaneously in the city center, where thousands of angels enjoyed a whole holiday

If yesterday's objective was to exercise by bike, eat a very traditional Mexican dish like mole, and incidentally participate in a literary workshop or buy a book in Spanish, downtown Los Angeles was his destination.

It all started at 9 in the morning, when hundreds of anxious angels were already waiting for the official opening of CiclaVía, which on this occasion celebrated its 33rd edition and visited the neighborhoods of Westlake, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Boyle Heights and downtown city.

In addition, on this occasion, CiclaVía celebrated the centenary of one of the most important universities in California and the US: UCLA. Yes, during the tour the cyclists could stop and learn a little about the history of such an important institution.

LéaLA was a three-day literary party that culminated yesterday at 5:30 p.m. (Impremedia)

According to the organizers of the event, since CiclaVía began in 2010 in Los Angeles, more than 1.6 million people have participated, either by bicycle, on skates or skateboards; alone, with a partner, with family or with your pets. It's a very healthy family holiday.

However, if during the journey he was hungry, right in the Grand Park, where he crossed the CiclaVía route, the twelfth edition of the Moles Fair was being celebrated, an event that is already becoming a tradition in The city and every year is done in a more organized and worthy way to participate.

During the CiclaVía event, the University of California at LA (UCLA) celebrated a century of life. (Impremedia)

In the Moles Fair that seems like a competition between the states of Oaxaca and Puebla, two of the most representative entities of the dish, not only could you enjoy the red, green or black mole; There were also tamales, tlayudas and a whole series of snacks that invited to break any diet.

On this occasion, diners who arrived from 10 a.m., could enjoy two stages where there were dance and very traditional Mexican music. Although the event was planned to end at about 6 p.m., surely the dishes would not go as far as it was 11 in the morning and people kept coming.

And if after riding a bicycle and eating a mole, they felt a little literary and wanted to read, listen or participate in a literary workshop, they only had to walk to the Plaza de Cultura y Artes where the return of LéaLA was celebrated.

With the theme ´La Frontera and its metaphors´, the literary event returned to Los Angeles after several years of absence. On this occasion, the objective was to reaffirm the pride in the Spanish language and show the richness of the Hispanic culture. And although the strong dish had been on Saturday with the presence of the writer Lidia Cacho, yesterday there were several tall literary workshops that are hardly found in Los Angeles.

The Moles Fair has been held in LA for 12 years. (Impremedia)

At the end of the day and after more than 40 writers and creators of the Spanish language said goodbye to the city, after three days of literary feast, LéaLA was scheduled to close the event with the dialogue: From south to north: culture and community Latina in the US, which would have the participation of the consul of Mexico in Los Angeles, Marcela Celorio, and former mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

Anyway, Sunday October 6 will be a difficult day to forget since finding three such important and tasty events just steps away, does not happen very often in downtown LA.


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