“Inspiring the Next Generation” takes center stage at the 3rd annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol daytime experience on Sunday August 31 from 10:00am-12:00 noon with a slate of star-studded youth empowerment programs featuring the entertainment industry’s top teen performers Becky G., Zendaya, Las Fenix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter and Miguelito.
In a family-friendly forum that’s free and open-to-the-public, these teen sensations will share the groundbreaking journeys, detail their experiences and offer words of advice for overcoming obstacles and achieving success.
The program also includes interactive segments, games and musical performances, including a “Teach Me Your Talent” challenge – showcasing voice tuning, dance moves, camera poses, etc.—with a chance for lucky audience members to win an opportunity for a celebrity selfie. Las Fenix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter, and Miguelito will perform live.
In addition, the youth-oriented experience will incorporate a conversation with leading education experts Rosie Castro and Eyra Perez offering back-to-school strategies and solutions for students and parents focused on academic achievement. For the third consecutive year, Festival PEOPLE en Espanol will present college scholarships to San Antonio youth. In partnership with Cafe College, PEOPLE en Espanol will award four students with a college scholarship of $5,000.
On the evening of Saturday August 30, Becky G. and Zendaya will also take the stage to perform their chart topping hits at the Lila Cockrell Theater for the Chicas Poderosas Concert powered by Disney. Tickets start at $25, and are available now through Ticketmaster. For tickets and more information, visit peopleenespanol.com/festival.
The 2014 Festival PEOPLE en Espanol is powered by Disney. Major sponsors include Coca-Cola and Jeep; official sponsors Cover Girl, HEB, and Strayer University; host sponsors the City of San Antonio and San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau; screening partners ABC, Azteca, HBO Latino and Walt Disney Film Studios; partners AARP, St. Jude and Center for Disease Control; and media partners CNN, MusicChoice and Telemundo.