Latin lovers: Calgary's Expo Latino 2017 kicks off today
The Hispanic Arts Society is bringing the flavours of Latin America back to Calgary for another year at Expo Latino.
Expo Latino is Western Canada’s largest outdoor Latin festival and is celebrating 21 years of promoting cultural exchange through dance and music.
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The festival kicks off on Friday with performances starting at 6:30pm on the main stage going until 10pm.
Two more days of dance and music follow Friday’s kick-off. Expect to hear tunes from Juno-award winning band The Oscar Lopez Ensemble and a Sunday performance by Latin Grammy nominee Mon Laferte.
Expo Latino Festival 2017
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
When: Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 20; various times.
Tickets: Day pass $20 (adults) $10 (seniors and youth). Weekend pass $35.