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Norristown's International Festival Takes Over Marshal Street This Saturday!

The Greater Norristown Hispanic Business Association is hosting the day of music, dance, food and more as part of Norristown's Bicentennial Celebration.

Tomorrow, West Marshall Street between Astor Street and Haws Avenue will be alive with music, dance, multicultural foods and more during the Greater Norristown Hispanic Business Association’s (GNHBA) inaugural International Festival from noon to 6 p.m.

“We have very nice diversity here in Norristown, and this festival, which we intend to celebrate annually, is an opportunity to share our cultures, traditions and cuisines,” said Beatrice Nunez, president of the Greater Norristown Hispanic Business Association, in a release about the festival.

The festival will feature a variety of international cuisines, entertainment, live music and a professional dance group – Folklorico Yaretzi. Philadelphia singer, songwriter, drummer and pianist Keef Keyz and Anthrax Musical are among the other live music performers. Games for adults, children’s activities and a moon bounce are also planned.

The International Festival is part of the Norristown Bicentennial Celebration sponsored by Conicelli Autoplex, 6ABC and . For more information about the Bicentennial events, visit www.norristown200.com.

Feodor Tiorlenko May 12, 2012 at 03:08 PM
For $10 you can park free for the first hour. Just remember to deposit 75 cents every 15 minutes or you will get a $75 ticket. This is a fundraiser for the Borough of Norristown. Come see beautiful downtown Norristown! See why everybody north of the Mexican border moved out!
Aleksandra Eigen May 13, 2012 at 04:33 PM
It was a beautiful, very well organized and unforgettable event. Thank you . Mexican community made Norristown alive again! Here are some scenes from 500 block of West Marshall St. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KFKJf7Ju2k&feature=youtube_gdata

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