Latino American Festival scheduled for Aug. 26

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UTICA — The Mohawk Valley Latino Association will present the 13th annual Latino American Festival on Sunday, Aug. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. at Hanna Park.

This year’s event will feature international singing sensation and Grammy Award winner, Alex Torres and his orchestra. Torres will be performing Latin Jazz, Salsa and Merengue. 

The free event will also feature games, dance contests, water balloon fights, dominoes tournaments, face-painting, and other events for the entire family.

Food and merchandise vendors will also be available, as well as non-profit and healthcare agencies.

This annual gathering draws 300-800 people, including visitors from other communities, to celebrate Latin culture in the Mohawk Valley.

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