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Hispanic Heritage Celebration
September 28, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm| Free
Hispanic Culture and fall fashion come alive at Miami International Mall with the Ninth Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration created in partnership with the City of Doral. The community will experience the diverse cultures and flavors of various Latin American countries through colorful, energetic fashion shows and interactive entertainment as local leaders are recognized through the Hispanic Star Awards.
On Friday, September 27, Miami International Mall will kick-off the Hispanic Heritage Celebration with the “Noche de Honor” Charity Reception with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Simon Youth Foundation. Miami International Mall will recognize a group of extraordinary Hispanic individuals through a vibrant, show-stopping presentation of the hottest fall fashion looks.
On Saturday, September 28, Hispanic Heritage Celebration continues at the mall with weekend festivities including authentic folkloric music and fiery dance performances, country heritage exhibits, art and flag displays, live entertainment and a spirited parade of native dresses from South America, Central America and the Caribbean presented by the City of Doral.
The community is encouraged to nominate Hispanic Star nominees beginning August 1 through August 31, 2013.
The Hispanic Star Award will consist of 6 categories:
1) Hispanic Educator
2) Hispanic Health Professional
3) Hispanic Philanthropist
4) Junior Hispanic Community Leader between the age of 16–19
5) Hispanic Small Business Leader
6) Hispanic Artist
To submit a nomination for the Hispanic Star Award, please visit www.simon.com/hispanicstar. The link will go live beginning August 1. Please note: nominations must be received no later than Friday, August 31, 2013 to be considered.