Wilkes-Barre hosts inaugural Latin Festival

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An inaugural festival kicked off Sunday in Luzerne County. 

Celebrating the Latin American culture in our area, “La Mega Latin Festival” packed Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre. The event featured live music, food trucks, and more. City officials want to make this an annual event.  

“We are hoping to have this every year, the Latino community coming out, get together. Enjoy some food, some entertainment but also make new friends. This is what diversity is all about, as we said yesterday with the multi-cultural parade. This is a big part of diversity in the city of Wilkes-Barre” said Mayor George Brown.

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