Celebrate Latina’s 10th Anniversary

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Latina, the #1 magazine for U.S. Hispanic women, announced today it will celebrate its 10th anniversary-as well as the profound influence Latinos have had on America in the last decade-by embarking on a five-city tour during Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15). It will be a three-day cultural festival, visiting a different city each weekend, and will include live musical performances, fashion shows, beauty makeovers and family activities. The tour will feature live entertainment provided by MTV tr3s, the new multi-platform entertainment destination from MTV that’s dedicated to superserving today’s new Latino youth.

The Latina Magazine Nation Tour(TM) will kick off in New York and is expected to connect with over 50,000 consumers. Events will be free and open to the public. For more information and updates on the tour, visit http://www.latina.com/.

City Venue Dates*
New York Forest Park, Queens 9/16-9/17
Chicago Humboldt Park 9/23-9/24
Los Angeles Exposition Park 9/30-10/1
Houston Reliant Park 10/7-10/8
Miami Bicentennial Park 10/14-10/15

* All dates Saturday – Sunday

“Latina magazine is a trusted authority in providing the best news and information on Latin music, culture, fashion, beauty, entertainment and more. Now we can bring our unique experience and perspective beyond the pages of the magazine, directly into the lives of our readers and their families — right in their own back yards,” said Fabio Freyre, CEO of Latina Media Ventures (LMV). “We are thrilled to join forces with our high-quality partners to create such a special event that puts at its center the rich language, culture, and influence of U.S. Latinos.”

Each star-studded weekend will include local musical talent, beauty makeovers by L’Oreal Paris, and live fashion shows by Akademiks. The entire family can get involved in activities such as soccer clinics, domino competitions, face painting, balloon making or drum circles. Dance-offs and a battle of the bands will ensure that everyone gets a chance to flaunt their talent! If music’s your thing, take part in the guitar pick contest and be entered to win your very own Gibson Guitar. Test-drive hot new cars from Daimler Chrysler for the chance to be entered to win a brand new Crossfire Convertible! Stop by the Kodak photo booth for a chance to win a new camera.

All visitors are encouraged to bring a photograph representing their own Latin style. Bring your photo to the Latina magazine booth to be eligible for a chance to win an appearance in a future issue of Latina magazine.

Latina magazine Editorial Director, Betty Cortina, Founder Christy Haubegger and Los Angeles television journalist, Giselle Fernandez, will be among the inspiring speakers leading discussions on topics of importance to all Latinas — what it takes to succeed, living in a bicultural world, balancing family and work and what it means to be a Latina today.

Latina magazine is the leading lifestyle publication for bicultural Hispanic women — a market segment that will reshape the country’s social, economic, and cultural landscape in the next decade. The U.S. Hispanic population is expected to number 42 million by 2007. By 2020, it is estimated that one in every five Americans will be Hispanic.

About Latina Media Ventures LLC

Latina Media Ventures LLC is the premier integrated media company serving the growing U.S. Hispanic marketplace. LMV’s diverse media properties include its flagship magazine, Latina, the leading lifestyle publication for bicultural Hispanic women in the U.S. with an audience in excess of 2 million, as well as Latina Digital Media, Custom Publishing, Live Events, and Licensing businesses.

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