Millsboro, DE - Festival Hispano was held on Sunday, August 21, 2011 from 12 noon to 6:00 pm at the Millsboro Little League Complex on State Street. This was the 17th year that Festival Hispano was be celebrated in Sussex County, Delaware.
One more year Festival Hispano celebrated Latino cultural heritage with a day of music, folk dances and was plenty of delicious Mexican and Latin American food, information and services targeting the Hispanic community, and a special area dedicated exclusively to children's entertainment and activities.
Among of the artists performing at the event were performing dance numbers from Puerto Rico; and Los Gavilanes, a Mariachi band from Mexico.
Festival Hispano is one of the many activities sponsored by the local non-profit arts organization known as El Centro Cultural. Formed in 1995 to provide more artistic, cultural and social programs, El Centro Cultural plays an important role in discovering and promoting local Hispanic artists, supporting local arts education, and coordinating local community events.
Festival Hispano is made possible by important grants from the Delaware Division of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, Atlantic Physical Therapy, Bayhealth Medical Center, Beebe Medical Center, Discover Bank, Perdue Farms, and Sussex County Council.
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