Festival PEOPLE en Español to host free youth empowerment event
“Inspiring the Next Generation” takes center stage at the 3rd annual Festival PEOPLE en Español daytime experience on Sunday, August 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon with a slate of star-studded youth empowerment programs, featuring 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 stars will share their journeys, detail their experiences and offer words of advice for overcoming obstacles and achieving success.
The program will also include 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 Español will present college scholarships to San Antonio youth. In partnership with Cafe College, PEOPLE en Español will award four students 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.
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