The 7th annual FIESTA LATINOAMERICANA!
For Immediate Release
October 21, 2013
Contact: Anne Marie Weiss-Armush
DFW International Community Alliance
On Sunday Nov 10, 2013 the North Texas region’s largest Latino cultural festival – the 7th annual Fiesta Latinoamericana! - will be held inside and around the Automobile Building at Fair Park. This free family celebration presented by Home Depot offers dozens of exciting interactive ways to explore the cultures of the Americas. The festival will run from 10 am till 7 pm.
The event offers four stages of music and dance and a Children’s Discovery Center with hands-on workshops and mini lessons in regional dance and music. In addition, in Fiesta’s Cocina de la Abuela sixteen of DFW’s top Latino chefs will present cooking demos from their countries. Reviving ancient traditions, the Tortilleria and Pinata activities are hands-on workshops for youth and in the LatinoQuest game, children earn prizes for their savvy knowledge of the geography, food, and history of the Americas. Home Depot’s redecorating exhibits invite audience participation, while the Parade of Nations celebrates the American people and nations.
“The Home Depot is proud to partner with DFW International on Fiesta Latinoamericana! “ says Santiago Bernardez, Regional Vice President of Home Depot. DFW International shares our core values of ‘respect for all people’ and ‘giving back’. Through their many programs they empower newcomers and community organizations in the DFW area to work collaboratively and they champion the many diverse cultures that make up this wonderful area. We too value the diversity of our associates and our communities. “
Additional sponsors for Fiesta Latinoamericana! Include Ford, Metro PCS, Humanities Texas, BB&T, FC Dallas, Target, Central Kia, Verizon Wireless, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and AeroMexico. FiestaMart is the sponsor of “Cocina de la Abuela”. Media partnership is offered by Univision, CBS, Univision radio, La Grande 107.5, and numerous other media outlets.
DFW International Community Alliance is the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the regions ethnic and internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations. Its mission is to build mutual understanding and respect by linking diverse international cultural communities. The organization also produces the Dallas International Festival. It promotes and links North Texas global groups through its website and cultural calendar at www.dfwinternational.org/ . For more details about DFW International Community Alliance, see the media page atwww.dfwinternational.org/media/ or call 972-661-2764. High resolution images are available.