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Columbia’s Main Street Latin Festival features art, dance and music

Main Street Latin FestivalOn August 24, the 10th annual Main Street Latin Festival in downtown Columbia will share Latin culture through food, art, dance, music and family-oriented fun. This free celebration begins at 11 a.m. on the 1300 and 1400 blocks of Main Street. Enjoy the sights and sounds of salsa, meringue, reggaeton and Bachata music and Folkloric dancers. Entertainers include international recording artists Tito Rijo and Tonny Tun Tun, and vendors will sell Latin-inspired gifts, souvenirs and delicious traditional cuisine. An array of activities, including rides, will be available for children. Since 2003 the Main Street Latin Festival has brought more than 70,000 visitors to the capitol city of Columbia, S.C. and is the largest celebration of Latin American culture in the southeast. Diverse groups of people come to celebrate and share in a cultural exchange founded in a spirit of unity. For more information, visit the Main Street Latin Festival website or contact Tanya Rodriguez Hodges at 803-227-8984 or trh@latinocdc.org. Via: Main Street Latin Festival