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In pictures: 28th annual Hispanic Festival

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.

Rodriguez Music SC played for the crowds at the Sept. 30 Hispanic Festival at the Augusta Common. Charmain Z. Brackett/Augusta Good News
Players in the domino tournament at the Hispanic Festival Sept. 30 at the Augusta Common. Charmain Z. Brackett/Augusta Good News
Food was a major part of the 28th annual Hispanic Festival Sept. 30 at the Augusta Common. Charmain Z. Brackett/Augusta Good News
People danced at the sounds of Rodriguez Music SC during the 28th annual Hispanic Festival. Charmain Z. Brackett/Augusta Good News
Vendors at the 28th annual Hispanic Festival. Charmain Z. Brackett/Augusta Good News
From the Hispanic Festival

Charmain Z. Brackett, the publisher of Augusta Good News, has covered Augusta’s news for 35 years. Reach her at charmain@augustagoodnews.com. Sign up for the newsletter here.

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