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These Mariachis Are Playing Outside The Trump Tower In New York As Results Roll In

Just to add a little more surrealism to the end of the election.

Posted on November 8, 2016, at 8:48 p.m. ET

It's not a secret: The 2016 US election has been...surreal.

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To close up the day, a group of mariachis placed themselves outside the Trump Tower in New York to remind Trump that Mexico is present in the US.

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According to reports, they were there to "serenade" the candidate.

Full mariachi belting out tunes blocks from Trump Tower #ElectionNight

🎤 Canta y no llores. 🎤

Mariachi band strolling outside #Trump Tower to "serenade" the candidate. "Canta y no llores." Sing, don't cry.…

People have identified this group as Mariachi Sol Mixteco.

This is not the only initiative that the Mexican community called for in the city. A Mexican immigrant started a movement to sing goodbye to these elections. His proposal includes a mariachi group of women.


And some even smashed a piñata shaped as Trump outside his building on Wall Street.

As the first exit polls close, people smash a Trump piñata in front of the Trump Building near the @Newsweek office…