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September 16, 2014

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HoLa Festival this Saturday!

Hola Festival 2008 (15) by Jon Gustin

HoLa Festival is returning this Saturday, September 24. The HoLa Festival is a one-day celebration in part of the Hispanic Heritage Month. We chatted with Belinda Woodbury about the event.

Knoxify: How many years have you all been having the HoLa Festival?

Belinda Woodbury: This Saturday marks the 12th Anniversary of the HoLa Festival. Admission is free from 11:00 A.M. until 8 P.M. at West Depot Avenue, by Regas Square, in downtown Knoxville.

K: What kind of events and festivities should people look forward to?

BW: People can expect to have a great family time enjoying a street fair suited for the entire family. There will be fantastic food cooked as close to home as it is allowed. From our vendors kitchens to you!

K: Will there be any special performs in attendance?

BW: The festivities will include live, latin rhythm music. Performers include Orchestra MaCuba, Local 34, the new sound of Miami, Zulmara Torres, among others.We will also feature the 3 time World ESPN Salsa Champions Abel Pena and Zulmara Torres. They are arriving directly from Los Angeles, and will be offering a master seminar in Salsa Dancing at our After Party at the Old City Entertainment Venue.

K: You all are taking donations for Second Harvest. What should people bring?

BW: Canned food and non perishable items are suggested.

For more information feel free visit the official site, or join the Facebook Group.

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