Bring Your Derby Hats!Cultural Polo Cup Aug 17- Honoring Mexican Cultural Institute

Posted: Apr 21 2014

The Mexican Cultural Institute Selected as the Event's Charitable Recipient.

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2013 - The Cultural Polo Foundation will host a charity match with recognized international polo players in its second Cultural Polo Cup at noon on Aug. 17 at theVirginia International Polo Club in Upperville, Va.

The Cultural Polo Cup was created to promote cultural awareness and raise funds for artistic, cultural and educational foundations in the Washington, D.C., area. The foundation selected the Mexican Cultural Institute as this year's charitable recipient.

"With more than 500 attendees in 2012's inaugural charity match, the foundation launched its commitment to promote cultural awareness and support 'at-risk' children in the Washington, D.C., area," said Nicolas Baca, Cultural Polo Club co-chair. "We look forward to making this charity match a social annual tradition for polo fans in D.C. and Northern Virginia as well as getting young professionals involved in charitable work."

Guillermo Steta, president of the Mexican Polo Federation,and professional polo players from the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Argentina will participate in this charity event.

Some of the sponsors supporting the cause of this polo match include Corona,Oysters XOJaleo restaurant,Virginia International Polo ClubThe Grooming LoungeDC IN PromotionsJosephineVeneráte,The Mexican Professionals Network, and Tipa y Caña.

A complete agenda for the 2013 Cultural Polo Cup can be found here. Tickets for the event are available at via EventBrite.

About The Cultural Polo Foundation
The Cultural Polo Foundation was formed to raise funds for artistic, cultural and educational foundations in the Washington, D.C., area and to provide polo-playing scholarships for at-risk youth. Through the caring of horses and the creation of a beautiful bond, the sport of polo is an ancient game of camaraderie between horse and man or woman.
Follow the latest Cultural Polo Foundation news and on Twitter@culturalpolo.

Contact:            Maria Gutierrez
Phone:              202-550-4001


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