Roselle Park High School will hold Roselle Park’s second Hispanic Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 7th, from 6 p.m. till 10 o’clock at night.
The event will celebrate the various cultures of the over 20 countries listed as Latino/Hispanic including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela. National Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15th through October 15th every year.
The free event is intended to celebrate the rich history of Hispanic/Latino culture through a diverse program that includes food, performances, live music, a Zumba demonstration, and more.
Music and performances from Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico will entertain those in attendance. There will be food from various Latino cultures served from 6 p.m. till 7 p.m. before the live entertainment starts. Performers will include Grupo De Danza Tecuanes, López y López, Miss Peru Afro, Otto Show Dance Studio, and Zawala.
Donations for the festival were provided by Carbonazo Restaurant, Casano Center Association, El Tiburon, El Tumi, La Casa Rosita, La Choza Nautica, Nealtican Restuarant, Rocky’s, Roselle Park Education Association, and X-Press Café.
Anyone requesting more information can contact Casano Community Center Director Rupen Shah at (908) 245-0666.
Roselle Park High School is located at 185 West Webster Avenue.