Monday, May 08, 2006

At Hollenbeck Park in East Los Angeles

Los Angeles - The 32nd Feria de los Ninos Festival at Hollenbeck Park welcomed hundreds of Angelenos and others on the weekend of April 22-23, 2006 to celebrate the wonder of youth.

The free event offered families a festive atmosphere with a variety of activities which included boat rides on the lake in vessels adorned with flowers, salsa tasting, a tortilla making contest, skate park events, a fun zone and 2K run for kids, art and poetry contests, plenty of ethnic food and much more.

Both days featured live entertainment, as well as an outdoor amphitheatre and dance pavilion highlighting popular Latin music such as merengue and salsa.

Councilmember Jose Huizar was at the celebration as well as the Department's General Manager Jon Kirk Mukri.