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FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013 Announces Daytime Programs For Two-Day Celebration Of Hispanic Entertainment, Culture And Community

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NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers for FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL Presented by Target--the multi-faceted celebration of Hispanic entertainment and culture--can now confirm this year's schedule of free, open-to-the-public daytime events that celebrate the best of Latino culture and community. Set for this Labor Day weekend (Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1) in San Antonio, Texas, FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL Presented by Target offers free open-to-the-public daytime activities at The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and a mix of live performances (daily breakdown below) each evening at the Alamodome.

FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL's panels and discussions focus on a wide variety of topics and also include daily musical performances. Telemundo's Alessandra Villegas and Univision's Marycarmen Lopez will co-host the daytime activities at the convention center on both days. Some 2013 FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL daytime panel highlights include a tribute to late singer Jenni Rivera; the unveiling of People En Espanol's 2013 Sexiest Man Alive; telenovelas chats with Silvia Navarro, Rafael Amaya and Marjorie De Sousa; celebrity Q&As with HBO boxer, Sergio Martinez, singer and actor Jencarlos Canela, among others. Other activities include celebrity meet & greets; sessions with leading industry experts on topics ranging from fashion to wellness; and a sampling of favorite brands through special on-site consumer experiences round out the daytime events at the convention center.

Building on last year's program on the "Main Stage", the event will have additional content on its newly created "Renuevate Stage" dedicated to healing of mind, body and soul.

The preliminary list of FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013 daytime panels is as follows:

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013

Main Stage

-- Musical Performance by Adam Irigoyen: Disney Channel's Shake It Up actor and singer brings his most popular songs to Festival. -- Latinos & Education: Staying in School and Achieving Success: Award-winning Hispanic journalist, Cristina Saralegui, leads an in-depth discussion about Latino students and higher education. From personal stories to policy, learn how our community can achieve success through education. -- Unforgettable: A Tribute to the Diva of Banda, Jenni Rivera: An exclusive sit down interview with the late singer's daughter, Chiquis Marin, and Jenni's brother, Juan Rivera, who help us pay homage to her life and music. -- Latinos in Sports: HBO boxer Sergio Martinez talks about his journey in and out of the ring. -- Musical Performance by Bobby Pulido: The Mexican-American Tejano music star performs his greatest hits at Festival.

Renuevate Stage

1. Ponte en Forma con Jose Fernandez: Get in Shape, Eat Well and Get your Heart Pumping: The nutrition and exercise guru shares tips on staying fit and feeling energized. 2. Ponte Bella: Beauty experts share the latest tips and trends to look and feel like a celebrity and home beauty remedies that really work. Plus, audience members will get a chance to win the best beauty and cosmetic products! 3. Real Women Breaking Barriers with Maria Marin: Motivational speaker Maria Marin sits down with Olympic medal- winning boxer and HBO's Habla Women participant Marlen Esparza to teach women how to beat their fears.

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Main Stage

1. Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza: Winners of this year's competition pay tribute to their beloved Mariachi music. 2. Getting Personal with Jencarlos Canela: An exclusive chat with the singer and actor about his life and career. 3. Musical Performance by Kat Dahlia: The Cuban-American singer and songwriter performs at Festival. 4. Sunday for the Soul: TV journalist Myrka Dellanos and Christian singer Marcos Witt take us through an inspirational conversation about faith. 5. Who is People En Espanol's Sexiest Man Alive?: Be the first to find out who will grace the cover of this year's People En Espanol's Sexiest Man Alive issue as he makes a special visit to Festival! 6. Heroines, Hunks and Villains: Today's hottest telenovela stars Silvia Navarro, Rafael Amaya and Marjorie de Sousa reveal what really happens backstage when the cameras are tuned off. 7. Musical Performance by America Sierra: The Mexican star sings her hit song "Porque el amor manda" and other fan favorites.

Renuevate Stage

1. Ponte en Forma con Jose Fernandez: Get in Shape, Eat Well and Get your Heart Pumping: The nutrition and exercise guru shares tips on staying fit and feeling energized. 2. Red Carpet Fashion Secrets Revealed: Experts share the latest trends in the fashion world, how to look like a celebrity and teach you how to dress for your shape. Plus, audience members will get a chance to win the season's MUST HAVE accessories! 3. Working Women: Where is the Love? Motivational speaker Maria Marin and family expert Jeanette Torres chat about finding love and keeping romance alive.

Meanwhile, the FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013 nighttime performance breakdown is as follows. Concert tickets start at just $30.00, and are available now through Ticketmaster.

Saturday, Aug. 31: Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Bobby Pulido, and Jencarlos Canela.

Sunday, Sept. 1: Demi Lovato, Wisin y Yandel, The Chris Perez Project, Frankie J, 3BALL MTY and Kat Dahlia.

The presenting sponsor for Festival PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013 is Target and major sponsors include Coca-Cola, Jeep and MundoFox. Official sponsors are Interjet, HBO Latino, Pine Sol, the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau. #festivalpeople

About PEOPLE EN ESPANOL:PEOPLE EN ESPANOL was launched in 1996 as a special issue, and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE EN ESPANOL's guaranteed circulation is 540,000 and reaches over six million readers every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE EN ESPANOL delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today's Hispanics in the U.S. PEOPLE EN ESPANOL celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2011. For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit



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