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Hawaii’s Cinco de Mayo Street Festival 2013

April 6, 2013

Cinco de Mayo Street Party in Downtown Honolulu

Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Hotel Street and Nuuanu Avenue, Downtown Honolulu

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This celebration serves to bring awareness to Oahu’s diverse population of 120,000 Hispanics from over 22 nations. It is co-produced by the Arts at Marks Garage, The Arts District Merchant Association, ChinatownGetDown.com, Alma Latina Radio Show and others. This celebration will showcase the diversity of Latino culture in Hawaii and includes music, dance, cuisine and the arts.

The Cinco de Mayo Street Festival specifically highlights Honolulu’s connection to all the beautiful colors, dances, arts, music, folklore and cuisine of Latin America. Local Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban restaurants will feature seasonal specialties, alongside downtown landmark establishments and the best of Honolulu lunch-wagon eateries. Expect Nachos, spicy Chili Con Queso, Tamales and Horchata, Elotes and Pasteles, alongside Chicken Mole and Green Rice, Mexican Pizza, Lamb & Chicken Biryani, French crepes and Cheesecake.

The streets will be covered with festive decorations. Flower girls dressed in theme will entice the crowds to join in the spectacle. Event highlights:

  • Keiki Corner with Games, Prizes, Pinatas, face Painting & other Fun things. This booth is sponsored by Woodmen of the World Fraternal Lodge.
  • BANDS: Mariachi Loco ~ Strolling the streets, Son Caribe Salsa Band, Roshan~Tribute to Santana Band, Sewa Fare~Afro-Cuban Drums.
  • Dances of Mexico directly from San Jose, California~Ballet Folkloric “Costa de Oro” Mariachi Singer~Christina Linares.
  • Epica Latin Dance Company, Arthur Murray Dancers(Latin/Fusion), Flash Mob, Samba Dancers.
  • Special Appearance by: Miss Latina Hawaii`2013~Steisha Sheather.
  • 808 El Control DJ’s in the Alma Latina Radio Tent.(K-108, 1080am).
  • KTUH Dj’s, KPOI DJ”s.
  • Low Riders Pride Cars, Latin American Motorcycle Club Hawaii, Riding Bull & more!!!

Cinco De Mayo Street Festival 2013 is free to all.

Over 21″s will be carded and $5 drink wristbands will be required for enjoying alcoholic beverages. A $10 wristband is available, which also provides entry to multiple nightclubs in the district, running live bands and DJs from 10:00 pm to 2:00 am. The official after-party of Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration is brought to you by ChinatownGetDown.com.

The Festival is presented by the The Arts District Merchant Association, ChinatownGetDown.com, Alma Latina Radio Show and others.

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