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Weekend Review: Independencia de Venezuela!

By on July 8, 2013 at 12:48 pm

BCG18157More than 8,400 festival goers came out to Sun Life Stadium this past Sunday to celebrate the 22nd  Annual  Festival  Independencia de Venezuela!

The festival featured live musical performances, headlined by Latin Grammy Award winning artist Gilberto Santa Rosa. Other musical guests whose sounds were heard on the main stage at Festival Independencia de Venezuela included Grupo TreoCaramelos de Cianuro and Billo’s Caracas Boys. Prior to their performance, the members of Grupo Treo greeted and took pictures with fans alongside the stage.

In addition to live music, the festival included a large children’s area. Kids of all ages were able to take their turn on carnival rides and games, inflatable slides, a dueling zip line, and the Miami Dolphins quarterback challenge, ensuring a fun day for the entire family.

Restaurants from throughout South Florida served authentic Venezuelan cuisine, as well as a wide variety of tastes from across South and Latin America to assist in the celebration.

Receiving special recognition at the festival was founder and former President of Súmate, Maria Croina Machado.  Machado ran was President of Venezuela in 2012 and currently serves as a Member of the National Assembly of Venezuela.

To see more from this weekend’s festival, please click here.

Event Calendar
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April 26th
Miami Auto Fest

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May 3rd
The Walking Dead Escape

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May 17th
Haitian Compas Festival

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June 4th
England vs. Ecuador

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June 7th
England vs Honduras

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August 4th
International Champions Cup Finals

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September 6th
Florida A&M vs. University of Miami

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September 7th
New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

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September 13th
Arkansas State vs. University of Miami

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September 21st
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

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September 27th
Duke vs. University of Miami

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October 5
One Direction

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October 11th
Cincinnati vs. University of Miami

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October 12th
Green Bay Packers vs. Miami Dolphins

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November 1st
North Carolina vs. University of Miami

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November 2nd
San Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins

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November 13th
Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

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November 15th
Florida State vs. University of Miami

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November 29th
Pittsburgh vs. University of Miami

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December 7th
Baltimore Ravens vs. Miami Dolphins

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December 21st
Minnesota Vikings vs. Miami Dolphins

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December 28th
New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins