El Centro Hispano, Inc. presents, for the fifth consecutive time, its successful Latin American Festival in Carrboro-Chapel Hill, a celebration of cultures, rhythms, typical food and much more. In a vibrant atmosphere of cultural diversity, music, typical food, crafts, art and folk dances, the Latin American Festival will be held on Sun, Aug 26 from 12:30pm to 6:30pm on West Weaver Street (between N. Greensboro St and Lidnsay St.) "This family event brings together a multicultural community in Carrboro-Chapel Hill and its surroundings and creates a cultural space where everyone discovers and experiences traditional and contemporary Latin American culture through music, handicrafts, folkloric dances and typical food" Said Pilar Rocha-Goldberg, President of El Centro Hispano. As in previous years, there will be musical groups, traditional dances, activities for children, typical food, sale of handicrafts and art, information of agencies and businesses and much more. The event will culminate with a great Zumbathon, with two hours of Zumba party, with five excellent instructors, in order to promote physical activity. Everyone is invited. We are waiting for you! The Latin American Festival is a free event for children and adults and is free for the whole family. Photo by Mark Schultz.
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