Festival Latino of the Berkshires, part of Lee MA, Founders Weekend Celebration
Festival Latino is proud to host: Dance Companies, Folkloric Ballet & Latin American Dance Troupes representing the rich cultural traditions and talents from a variety Latin American Countries
Celebrate: Hispanic Heritage Month
The Festival Latino of the Berkshires is proud to bring the 22nd annual in conjunction with Lee Founder Day Weekend, to Lee, Massachusetts on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 12 – 5 pm, rain or shine.
Our Hispanic Heritage Celebration begins with dancing in the Lee Founder’s Day Parade.
At 10:00am. Our participation in the parade Saturday morning, proudly display our Latino connection with the Berkshire Community, as we have done in the past. If you or any of your children would like to be a part of our parade, we would welcome you as we want this year’s parade to be bigger and better than ever! Latino culture is alive and well in the Berkshires and this parade is our chance to show it!
From 12:00-5:00PM people of all ethnicities will come together at the First Congregational Church Park, Main Street, Lee, MA. Attendees can expect to enjoy Ethnic Latino American dishes such as lechona, tacos, chorizos, arepas, tamales, empanadas, and horneado will be on sale. D.J. Gusano Rojo will provide music for dancing. We will also offer the opportunity to practice Spanish with local native speakers and Great Arrington Zumba by PJ Birrel.
The 3rd Latin Gala Party, as always a much-anticipated event, will be happening at the Eastover Estate and Retreat Tally-Ho barn at 430 East Street in Lenox, MA from 9:00 PM on.
The Gala will feature the renowned, Alexander y su Orquesta, a 12-musician band from Boston, MA, playing Salsa, Cumbias Tropicales, Merengue, Bachata and Reggaeton.
Hispanic Heritage Celebration in the Berkshire County brings together many Latinos to take pride of their ethnicities. We welcome donations to defray expenses of producing 2017 at Festival Latino of the Berkshires Inc., P.O. Box 1021, Lee, MA 01238.
For further information please contact Liliana Ortiz-Bermúdez at 413-243-3961 & 413-717-1096
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