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Hola Charlotte! A Cultural Celebration

Latino Heritage, Customs, Music, Dance and Art Take Center Stage

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Hola Charlotte! A Cultural Celebration
Hola Charlotte! A Cultural Celebration

Date:October 5, 2013
Location: 400 to 500 block of South Tryon St. Uptown
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

2013 marks the ssecond "Hola Charlotte!" festival, a celebration of heritage, customs, music, dance and art of Latino culture from many countries of Latin America.

From the festival's official site, highlights include:

Latin music, dance, cuisine and art in Uptown Charlotte, along with a Salsa dance contest, authentic Latin food and beverage, cultural dance performances, Zumba demos and instruction, Latina heritage and contemporary fashion, Latino art street show/ meet and greet local artists, live Latin musical performances and singers, interactive kids zone with Dora the Explorer, picture of bands, performances, contest, kids area and games. A portion of the proceeds from the Hola Charlotte festival will benefit LAWA’s Women Scholarship Fund and help send local Latina women to college.

From music to sports to arts to culture, there are always plenty of festivals happening around town. Click here for a month by month calendar of festivals in Charlotte. Know of a festival we don't have listed? Let me know at charlotte@aboutguide.com.

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