2011 Fiesta Spirit and Jr. Spirit photos and videos


(above, and first video below) 2011 Santa Barbara Fiesta Spirit Marisa Leon-Haro performs at Fiesta Pequeña, 3 August


(above) three photos of Spirit Marisa Leon-Haro by Patti Gutshall, probably taken during a performances at Noches de Ronda on Friday 5 August 2011, and a fourth, published in The Independent (a free weekly local magazine) evidently taken at the same location in daylight

(below) The Fiesta stage in the Sunken Gardens at Santa Barbara Courthouse

(above) 2011 Junior Spirit Anais Crespo Peña in parade; 2011 La Presidenta Joanne Funari in hat, left

(above) Junior Spirit Anais Crespo Peña dances (l.) at La Recepción del Presidenta, and poses proudly (r.)

(below) Anais Crespo Peña performs at Fiesta Pequeña, 3 August

(below) La Recepción de la Presidenta 2011 at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort
Santa Barbara, CA



Flamenco and Fiesta Santa Barbara


Viva La Fiesta!



(above) Fiesta Pequeña 2008 video montage. Daniela Zermeño is interviewed beginning at 1:13 and introduces members of her company, Fuego Gitano. They perform during Fiesta that year at Las Noches de Ronda, Santa Barbara County Courthouse — Sunken Gardens, in this video.

(below) Daniela Zermeño, 2009 Spirit of Fiesta, dances Soniquete de mi Corazon at Las Noches de Ronda, August 2009

(above) At Fiesta Pequeña, opening of the 2009 Fiesta, Fuego Gitano perform Tu Mirada led by Daniela Zermeño

(below) Zermeño dances, 17 March 2008, at the Carriage Museum in Pershing Park, Santa Barbara