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Siempre Mujer Magazine Launches Hispanic Music Festival in Charleston

May 1, 2012


Chino y Nacho are just one act off the Siempre Mujer Music Festival line-up.
Chino y Nacho are just one act off the Siempre Mujer Music Festival line-up.

Siempre Mujer today announced its first-annual Siempre Mujer Music Festival set for June 16 at the Family Circle Cup Stadium in Charleston, S.C.

The festival is presented by Ford and hosted by the magazine's editor in chief Maria Cristina Marrero.

Artist for the music festival are Jefes de Jefes: Los Tigres del Norte, Noche de ritmos: Dj Luigi, Los reyes del trópico: Chino y Nacho and Gilberto Santa Rosa, el "caballero de la salsa."

Launched in September 2005, Siempre Mujer is the first-ever Spanish-language lifestyle publication for Hispanic women living in the United States. It is a bi-monthly national magazine has a rate base of 550,000 and an audience of more than 3.5 million.

Other sponsors of the Siempre Mujer Music Festival are Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Garnier Fructis, Ser Padres and Casa de Esperanza.

According to a press release, attendees also will be able to enjoy a variety of activities, including

•Self-empowerment, beauty, health, careers, food and fashion seminars led by the Siempre Mujer editorial staff and experts like Xavier Serbia from "CNN Dinero," astrologer Carlos Javier Aranzales and Gilda Torres, editor of the career and employment section of and work/life balance guru.

•Soccer and tennis clinics for kids hosted by professional USL soccer team the Charleston Battery and the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

•Carolina Studios, a mobile studio giving kids and adults access to state-of-the-art recording equipment.

•An informative and interactive panel focused on immigration, with CNN en Espanol's Juan Carlos Lopez and other experts.

"As a magazine written for and about U.S. Latinas, we understand the importance of heritage, family, music, food and beauty in their lives," said Marrero in a statement. "With the growth of the Hispanic market, particularly in the southeast region of the country, the time has come to celebrate. We're excited to bring the pages of the magazine to life and celebrate Hispanic culture together."

Tickets for the evening concert are now on sale at Ticketmaster locations, and (800) 745-3000, and are priced from $25 to $69 each.

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