Vaughan Latin Festival 2016

Posted on Aug 2, 2016

Vaughan Community had a great day on Saturday, July 16 at the Vaughan Latin Festival with the best of the Latin culture and entertainment.

Over 4,000 people enjoyed a spectacular show with music, Mariachi, Folklore, guest appearance Lucha Libre, waterpark for children, Latin food and more. At the opening ceremony we had the honor of the following dignitaries: Consul of Ecuador, Hon Rolando Vera, Minister Lorne Coe, MPP Whitby Oshawa, Deputy Chief Thomas Carrique, Councillor Marilyn Iafrate, Councillor Sandra Racco, Producer/Director/ Filmmaker Nova Vision TV & Latin Caribbean TV Hugh Avendano, Canadian Hispanic Congress Executive Fulvio Martinez, Maple Lions Club Board Member Maria Faraone.
An important segment of the Vaughan Latin Festival was the Peace Parade to advocate peace and stand against violence and discrimination in the world.

WHO - The great artists who joined us:

Orquesta Fantasia, Jennie Dapello, Valeria Villamarin, Toronto Canta Award Winner, Altitud, Denisse Boada, Laura Flores, Yari, Annalia Guevara,Grupo Folklorico Tonatiuh, Fuerza Latina Dance Group, Austin Cordova, Club Boliviano Folklore, Daniela Torres, Cinderose, Shannen & Folklore Group, Mariachi Mexico Amigo, Inspiracion Latina Dance Group, Estampa Peruana, Kadara & Camara Capoeira, 219Dance and Monica Guzman.

This event was organized to create a space of unity and promote our rich Latin culture.

Organizers: President and Founder Gina Balseca-Aguirre, VP Bruno Braga, Directors Detective Johnny Campuzano, Rosaria Szymanski, Nataly Tucci. Thank our Sponsors: Government of Canada, LIUNA 183, Source Printing, Media Sponsors: Nova Vision TV, We are Toronto, Magic Vision, Kristina Miller Photography, Tomatefoto Photography, Toronto Hispano, MC Silvia Mendez. We thank all the volunteers.

WHERE - Mackenzie Glen District Park
220 Cranston Park Ave., Maple, ON 647.404.7496 905.553.0937

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