The City’s most popular annual event is here once again!!!
The Latin American Festival is celebrating its 21st anniversary and will be held on Sunday 3rd July at the Arcadian Centre, Southside, Birmingham from 11.00am till 7.00pm The event is FREE to the public.
The Festival, founded by Peruvian born Annie Bazán-De-Fisher an international cultural Award winner, has become a unique event in the City. It is the most established Latin Festival in the UK and is solely organised by ABS* Latin Promotions a voluntary and non-profit making cultural organisation
The Festival as always will introduce authentic Latin entertainment bringing a colourful and vibrant atmosphere to the city of Birmingham.
Authentic Latin Bands and performers will entertain the crowds including, “LATIN ENSEMBLE” Salsa Band featuring Borys Caicedo from Cali, Colombia and acclaimed singer Angelica Lopez. Mexico will be represented by the famous “THE MEXICAN WAY MARIACHIS Band (famous for the Dorito’s TV Advert) . LOS MUSICOS, Latin Band will offer the latest latin hits. OYA Samba Batucada Band will delight us with their amazing rythms and energetic sounds that will make everyone want to join in the carnival! Spectacular performance of EDWIN GUERRA Colombian Harpist/Guitarist and Singer who will offer us the best of his repertoir the magical sounds of jisHarp!! We also welcome LOS EXTRANJEROS our own brumi Latin Band to join us in the celebration.
Salsa workshops by Robert Sherwood and Colombian ANUAR CANAS will make the public feel hot, hot, hot! . Salsa and Limbo dance competitions will be fun and enjoyable.
Founder and Organiser of the festival, Annie says: “Everyone is most welcome to join in the festival, which promises to be an unforgettable event, with lovely music for the public to dance to and is a wonderful event for all the family.”
Lina Higuita, centre manager at The Arcadian, said: “This is always a great event, with the centre pulsating to the sounds of Latin beats, combined with the incredible aromas of traditional cuisine, so we’re very much looking forward to hosting this fun festival for all the family once more. We hope to see as many people coming down to enjoy t his most fantastic festival.”
Stalls of handicrafts, food, drinks will also be available on the day.
The Latin American Festival embraces all cultures of the world and is a unique opportunity not only to learn about the Latin American culture but also to share a great day in a friendly and happy atmosphere.
The event is sponsored by The Arcadian, Southside, Las Iguanas Restaurant, GEM Magazine, Ibis Hotel, The Green Room. Inti Latin American Crafts, 4DJ Electronics, The German Market Gifts and Simply Salsa.
Great Latin entertainment is waiting for you at the Arcadian, the place where you not only will enjoy but also will join in the fiesta!.
After the Festival, the traditional LATIN FESTIVAL CELEBRATION PARTY will take place from 7.00 till late at the GREEN ROOM Bar and Club in Hurst St. Birmingham, where Salsa Classes will take place at 7.45pm. Free Salsa CD.s will be given away throughout the night. Admission price for the party is £5.00 and tickets can be obtained during the day at the Festival or on the door.
All profits of the Celebration Party will go towards the Latin Festival fund.
For more information please contact 0775 800 5056 .