NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) PEOPLE en Español today revealed
its most robust event schedule to date with exciting programming for its
4th annual festival on October 17-18 at the Jacob
Javits Center in New York City. The two-day Hispanic heritage event has
become one of the most highly anticipated celebrations of Hispanic
culture in the country.
This year’s program will feature interviews, performances and autograph
signings with today’s top Hispanic celebrities, as well as expert panel
discussions and family-friendly activities—all free and open to the
public. The star-studded lineup will include appearances by music
powerhouses Emilio and Gloria Estefan, singer-songwriter
Pitbull, the legendary Rita Moreno, actresses Angélica Vale,
Maite Perroni, Adamari López and Gaby Espino,
“Orange Is the New Black” actress Dascha Polanco and many other
notable personalities and musical guests. Actress Angélica María
will receive the Ícono de PEOPLE en Español Award.
“The programming of this year’s Festival PEOPLE en Español
presented by Verizon is designed to bring to life our new ‘50 Most
Influential Hispanics’ franchise from the November issue—celebrating
Latino leaders,” said Monique Manso, PEOPLE en Español Publisher.
“Many of the top influencers from our community—from music icons Pitbull
to Gloria Estefan to legends like Rita Moreno—will join the festival to
share their stories and engage and inspire our audience.”
Festival PEOPLE en Español is presented by Verizon,
creating hope sponsor Libre by Nexus, major sponsor Coca-Cola, official
sponsors Diageo and Jet Blue and partners AARP and HBO Latino, Nielsen
and Harper Collins Español, as well as the New York City Mayor’s Office
of Media and Entertainment. Media partners are CNN en Español, El
Especialito, Music Choice, SBS Radio, Telemundo, Today Show and
The event will feature free interactive celebrity panel discussions, the
hottest musical performances by artists and DJs, intimate
meet-and-greets with featured talent and more. Programs will be
presented in Spanish unless otherwise noted.
PEOPLE en Español is collaborating with the City of New York to
mount Festival PEOPLE en Español as the largest
celebration in the tri-state area during Hispanic Heritage Month,
inviting tens of thousands of consumers to nearly two dozen events and
activities over two days. This year’s theme—“Your Voice, Your Power,
Your Festival”—invites families to come together for a one-of-a-kind
celebration that will entertain, inspire and unite.
For more information and the complete schedule of events, please visit peopleenespanol.com/festival.
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ABOUT PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL
PEOPLE en Español, launched in 1996 as a special issue, has become the
top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a
year, PEOPLE en Español reaches an audience of 7 million every month
with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion
and beauty trends and compelling human interest stories. PEOPLE en
Español delivers original editorial content that captures the values,
contributions and impact of today’s Hispanics in the US. The brand’s
social media footprint includes 1,300,000 followers on Twitter, more
than 3,700,000 “Likes” on Facebook and 783,000 followers on Instagram.
For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity
scoops, visit www.PEOPLEenEspanol.com
and follow PEOPLE en Español on Twitter at @PEOPLEenespanol and on
Facebook at facebook.com/PEOPLEenespanol.
ABOUT TIME INC.
Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is one of the world’s leading media companies,
with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide
digital properties that attract more than 140 million visitors each
month, including over 60 websites. Our influential brands include
People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Time, Real Simple, Southern Living,
Entertainment Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Cooking Light, Fortune and Food
& Wine, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom,
such as Decanter, Horse & Hound and Wallpaper*. Time Inc.is home to
celebrated franchises and events, including the Fortune 500, Time 100,
People’s Sexiest Man Alive, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year,
the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the Essence Festival and the biennial
Fortune Global Forum. Hundreds of thousands of people attend our events
every year. We have been extending the power of our brands through
various investments and acquisitions, including the formation of Sports
Illustrated Play, a new business devoted to youth and amateur sports,
and the acquisition of inVNT, a company that specializes in live media.
We also provide content marketing, targeted local print and digital
advertising programs, branded book publishing and marketing and support
services, including subscription sales services for magazines and other
products, retail distribution and marketing services and customer
service and fulfillment services, for ourselves and third-party clients,
including other magazine publishers.