Festival Sunday, September 30th at Lakeview Park
LORAIN: The Latino Sunset Festival will be held
Sunday, September 30, 2012, from 12 noon to 8 p.m., at Lorain’s
Lakeview Park located at 1800 West Erie Avenue.
Featuring Sammy De León y Su Orchestra playing salsa and
Latin jazz as well as from Perú recording artist Enrique
Infante now residing in Columbus, Ohio.
There will be performances by dancers from Alma de México,
Puerto Rican Home of Lorain and Julia de Burgos of Cleveland.
There will be an art show of Latino artists, Mexican and Puerto
Rican food, family fun including face painting and free salsa
and merengüe dance lessons.
For more information call Richard Romero at 440.213.7329 or go
BACKGROUND INFORMATION on Enrique Infante:
Enrique Infante was born in Lima, Perú on April 23rd,
1972. He is a singer, songwriter, producer and
multi-instrumentalist. He co-wrote the music for a Children's
theater Play “El Arbol de la Huerta Perdida” (‘The Tree of the
lost Orchard’) on 1995 and a year later he toured to Europe with
“Los Mojarras” a famous Peruvian fusion band that recorded the
soundtrack for a movie "Anda Corre y Vuela"
In the late 1990’s he played guitar for a folk-Andean-fusion
band named “Pukakuntur” (‘Red Condor’ in the native Inca
language, Quechua). By the end of the same year he moved
to Columbus. In 2004, he formed his new project “Dejavu,” a
Latin Fusion Rhythms band which lead to the recording of his
first album “Abriendo Caminos” in 2006 in Lima, Perú. That CD
was released at the Columbus Music Hall on November 11th of the
Within the next few years, Infante was dedicated to promote his
music with several concerts in United States, México and Perú,
and paying tribute to many Latin-American artists. In 2010 he
received el “Premio Orgullo Peruano” (‘Peruvian Pride Award’) as
a successful artist living outside Perú. His song “Colors of
Columbus” was selected as one of the winners for the
‘200Columbus In Song Contest,’ in celebration of Columbus
Bicentennial. In May 5th 2012, Infante released his second album
Enrique Infante has been a member of the American Society of
Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) since 2007. He is also
a member of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts &
Sciences) and LARAS (Latin Academy of Recording Arts &
Sciences), which produces the Grammy and the Latin Grammy
Awards. Enrique Infante is a feature performer at this year’s
Hispanic Heritage Month Latino Sunset Festival on September 30,
2012 at Lakeview Park in Lorain, Ohio.