XIII Palm Beach Colombian Fest Palm Beach CountySaturday July 20, 2013
Interamerican Community Action• Non-profit organization, (501) (c ) (3).• Established in 1994 in Palm Beach County.• Provides assistance to the community with educational and cultural programs and Community Services.
Interamerican Community ActionPrograms Include:• Referrals• Health Fairs• Mobile Consulates• Palm Beach Colombian Fest• Development and growth programs
Festival Independencia de Colombia• We reached an attendance of nearly 1,500 people on our first launch in 2001.• Today we have an attendance of over 5,000 people.
Festival Independencia de ColombiaWe have been through our stage artists such as: • Trobadores• Alvaro Gomez (Rey del Despecho) • Fulanito• Jorge Celedón • Son Caleño• Jorge Oñate • Los Reyes del Vallenato• Las Hermanitas Calle • Orquesta Son Colombia• Juan Piña • Grupo Niche• El Loco Quintero • Son de Azúcar• Luis Felipe González • Joe Arroyo• Gabriel Rumba Romero
Festival Independencia de ColombiaArtist (continued): Other Attractions:• Grupo Gale • Clowns• Gali Galiano • Crafts• Sonora Carruseles • Ethnic Food• Lizandro Mesa • Children Games• Estrellas Mundiales • Folklore dance Group de la Salsa• And more…
Festival Independencia de Colombia•Attendees of all ethnicities enjoy the musical variety, typical food, and Colombian folklore, as well as diversified of merchants, educational and non-profit organizations.
Festival Independencia de Colombia Mission:• Celebrate Colombian Independence Day.• Preserve and maintain the heritage and cultural identity among Colombians living in South Florida.• Expand and promote Colombian culture among other ethnic groups.• Promote and educate children and youth to keep their Colombian roots.• Generate a sense of belonging, pride and self-esteem among participants.
FestivalIndependenciade Colombia Vision: • Being the largest and most important Colombian festival in Palm Beach County and South Florida. • Promote Colombian culture through music, folk dances, typical food, art and crafts. • Increase tourism to Palm Beach County and strengthen local businesses.
Festival Independencia de Colombia• There are approximately 17,000 Colombians living in Palm Beach County.• Our goal this year is to increase the number of attendees through the join and support of local merchants.
We thank our sponsors for trusting us• COCA-COLA• SALSA CRUISE• STATE FARM PAUL ROCA OFFICE• MARIBEL PIZÁ INMIGRATION ATTORNEY• THE STAFFORD FIRM• HUMANA• GORDON & DONER ACCIDENT ATTORNEY• MEDICAL CENTER OF THE PALM BEACHES• BUDWEISER
We thank our sponsors for trusting us• American Air Lines• Avianca• Orbitel• Supermecados: LA• Arguandiente Cristal• Newspapers: The Sun Sentinel, El Hispano,• Semanario Accion, y El Extra• Radio & Television: Mundo Fox Canal 57, Azteca America, Ritmo 1340 AM and 1190 AM 11Q La Primera, among others
¡Very Proud of Being Colombian!¡Thank you for being part of this great celebration!