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Festival Latino of the Berkshires

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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Festival Latino of the Berkshires is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Sept.  25 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
The even will be held rain or shine, at Green Park (behind the Town Hall) and Saint James Place on Main Street in Great Barrington. 
 
There will be Latin American folkloric dance companies and live music performances, language, dance, and cultural education activities, artisans, and a variety of Latin cuisine vendors. The Festival Latino of the Berkshires has been known for its high-quality performances and community spirit. 
 
The event is free of charge, alcohol-free, and open to the public. 
 
The Festival Latino is committed to maintaining public health and following all Covid-19 safety guidelines as recommended by the CDC.
 
For further information, please visit our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/festivallatinooftheberkshires// or our website: www.festivallatino.org.
 
Questions? Please contact Liliana Ortiz-Bermúdez at 413-717-1096 or Erika Wainwright Vélez at 413-344-8111.
 
For the safety of our community, the Festival Latino of the Berkshires will NOT be hosting a Gala After-Party Celebration. The Festival Latino's Gala Party will be postponed to Spring 2022.
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