The unveiling of Topekan, Teresa Cuevas statue will be celebrated on Friday, May 5th, 2023, at Evergy Plaza from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Teresa Cuevas was a founder of Mariachi Estrella – one of the first all‐female Mariachi groups in the United States.
The life‐size bronze statue will be positioned on the 600 block of Kansas Avenue close to the main entrance of Evergy Plaza. She will be the first Hispanic and Women among the other statues along Kansas Avenue in downtown Topeka.
Official ceremony to unveil and dedicate the Teresa Cuevas statue.
Special guests include Artist/Sculptor Joe Skeeba, Mayor Michael Padilla, City of Topeka, local elected officials, and Investors.
Music and entertainment, by local young artist Layni Hernandez, Jose Cuevas, DJ AES360, and Maria Cuevas and Tess Cuevas will perform with Mariachi Habanero.
Food and beverages will be for sale by the Fiesta Topeka candidates and Fiesta Topeka committee.