Wednesday, October 1, 2014
My Account  | Login
Nashua;57.0;http://forecast.weather.gov/images/wtf/small/ra.png;2014-10-01 14:16:06
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Latino-American Festival in downtown Nashua set for Sunday

NASHUA – St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Church will host its annual Latino-American Festival at 48 West Hollis St. in downtown Nashua from noon-6 p.m. Sunday.

The festival will feature food, music and culture from across Latin America, including the Caribbean, and for the first time, members of the city’s
Kenyan community plan to participate. ...

Sign up to continue

Print subscriber?    Sign up for Full Access!

Please sign up for as low as 36 cents per day to continue viewing our website.

Digital subscribers receive

  • Unlimited access to all stories from nashuatelegraph.com on your computer, tablet or smart phone.
  • Access nashuatelegraph.com, view our digital edition or use our Full Access apps.
  • Get more information at nashuatelegraph.com/fullaccess
Sign up or Login

NASHUA – St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Church will host its annual Latino-American Festival at 48 West Hollis St. in downtown Nashua from noon-6 p.m. Sunday.

The festival will feature food, music and culture from across Latin America, including the Caribbean, and for the first time, members of the city’s
Kenyan community plan to participate.

The Rev. Marcos Gonzalez-Torres said there isn’t a strict itinerary of events, but a Mexican band will perform between 1 and 3 p.m., followed by a musical group playing bachata and merengue.

“Then, the Kenyan community
will be doing some dances,” Gonzalez-Torres said.

Caribbean music will likely follow.

Gonzalez-Torres said toward the end of the festival, there will be more of a religious focus to finish the evening.

The Latino-American Festival has been held by St. Aloysius of Gonzaga for more than a decade.

Before that, the celebration was hosted by St. Francis Xavier Church and was more of a community get-together, Gonzalez-Torres said. “It started to be a festival with cultural food since moving into the parking lot,” he said.

Tina Forbes can be reached at 594-6402 or tforbes@nashuatelegraph.com. Also, follow Forbes on Twitter (@Telegraph_TinaF).