Coming Spring Quarter 2015
This vibrant and exciting event is a FREE, all day festival of live music consisting of but not limited to Tropical, Regional Mexican, Latin Alternative, Latin Hip Hop, Brazilian and Latin fusion genres. The Festival also includes Latin cuisine, arts and crafts, games, and dance that celebrates the rich and diverse cultures of Latin America with the UCLA community as well as with the communities in the greater Los Angeles area. Festival Latino is exemplary of LASA’s commitment to fostering pride and diversity.
Presents UCLA’s renowned dance groups, UCLA’s student artists, as well as professional and up and coming music groups. Past performers included Mariachi Divas, Down AKA Kilo, Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band, La Sonora Dinamita, Jose Alonso El Plebe, Johnny Polanco Cojunto Amistad, Ricardo Lomvo y La Makina Loca, Yeska, Nuevo Xol, Charanga Cubana, East LA Sabor Factory, and Oro Solido, among others.
A consumer’s delight. The Village is about showcasing the best of Latin America’s literature, artisan crafts, food and games.
The Arena of Consciousness
Allows various businesses and organizations to reach out to a wide audience and promote their services and/or educate the public about their efforts.
Festival Latino Director:
Genaro A Solis
Latin American Student Association
Office Room 146, Kerckhoff Hall
408 Westwood Plaza. LA, CA 90024