Saturday marked the first Hispanic Festival in downtown Augusta since before the pandemic, and officials with the Asociacion Cultural Hispanoamericana considered it a success.
“I’m so happy,” said Estrella Febus, president, who wanted to bring back the festival when she took over the organization in December 2022.
Febus was glad for the good weather, which brought out large crowds for a celebration of Hispanic groups representing many countries.
The all-day event featured music on the stage while people danced in the grass. There were multiple food vendors, and there was a dominoes tournament under a tent.
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