Time Inc.’s People en Español Convenes Top Celebrities to Engage and Energize Community During Fifth Annual Festival People en Español

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Bailon, Adamari Lopez, Dascha
Polanco, Galilea Montijo, Kate del Castillo, Maite Perroni, Selenis
Leyva and More Join Previously Announced Daddy Yankee and Many Other
Entertainers, Influencers and Leaders to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Month in NYC on October 15 & 16

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dascha Polanco, Adrienne Bailon, Selenis Leyva,
Alex Sensation, Messiah El Artista, Galilea Montijo, Maite Perroni
and
more will join previously announced Daddy Yankee for the
fifth annual Festival
People en Español
culminating Hispanic Heritage Month on
October 15–16 in New York City at the Jacob Javits Center.


The two-day, free and open-to-the-public event has become one of
the most anticipated celebrations of Hispanic culture in the country.
The festival offers complimentary musical performances,
interactive panel discussions, celebrity meet-and-greets and more. This
year’s event coincides with the 20th anniversary of People en Español and
will honor Daddy Yankee with the 20th Anniversary
Award in recognition of his two decades of contributions to music.

This year’s festival theme is “ịÚnete a Nosotros!” with programming
featuring the nation’s top entertainers, leaders and influencers,
including:

       
Adamari Lopez, actress and tv host DJ Kazzanova, radio personality Karol G, singer
Adrienne Bailon, tv host DJ Lobo, radio personality Kate del Castillo, actress
Alex Sensation, radio personality Edgar “Shoboy” Sotelo, radio personality Kevin Alejandro, actor
Boris Izaguirre, tv host Francisca Lachapel, tv host Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton” creator
Brytiago, reggaeton artist Frankie Negron, singer Maite Perroni, actress
Chiquis Rivera, tv personality Galilea Montijo, tv host Messiah El Artista, rap artista
Christina Mendez, model Gloria B., radio personality Reykon, reggaeton artist
Clarissa Molina, model Iris Chacon, entertainer Selenis Leyva, actress
Daddy Yankee, reggaeton artist Jessica Maldonado, tv personality SnowTha Product, rap artist
Danilo Carrera, actor Juan Carlos Lopez, journalist William Valdez, tv host
Dasha Polanco, actress Juan Pablo Llano, actor Wilmer Valderrama, actor
David Chocarro, actor
 
With additional performances by:
Cali pal’ Mundo
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company
Kozmic Edge Dance Group
NY Salsa Congress
Piel Canela Dancers
 

“We are delighted to host our fifth annual Festival People en Español
and unite our community around their passions with two days of free
entertainment and empowerment programming,” said Monique Manso, Vice
President, Brand Sales Director, People en Español. “With a nod to our
20th anniversary, we are featuring the top celebrities, influencers and
leaders from around the world to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and
revel in our culture.”

People en Español will also use the festival as a platform to energize
the Hispanic community and galvanize civic engagement and voting
awareness during a crucial election year by teaming up with CNN en
Español and with Voto Latino, an organization that empowers American
Latino millennials by engaging them through civic media. In addition to
its anchors participating in several festival panels, CNN en Español
will engage with festival attendees from its news truck, encouraging
voter participation. Voto Latino will co-host a panel discussion—titled
“New Generation of Voters”—with Latino millennials on Sunday,
October 16. The panel will focus on the importance of voting and having
one’s voice heard, particularly for young Latinos, during this year’s
general election. Actress, singer and TV personality Adrienne
Bailon
and TV host William Vales will participate
in the discussion, which will be moderated by CNN en Español
correspondent Juan Carlos López. Voto Latino will also have
an interactive photo booth during the festival, where attendees can take
and print photos, share the photos to social media and be informed about
voting this election season.

Official sponsors of Festival People en Español include AARP, Coca-Cola,
Diageo, Disney, Dole Packaged Foods, Macy’s, Sally Hansen and the
US Army. Partner sponsors include EmblemHealth, HarperCollins Español,
HBO Latino, Honey Bunches of Oats, MAC Cosmetics and WeTV. For more
information, visit www.PeopleenEspanol.com.
For the latest updates about Festival People en Español, join the
conversation on Twitter,
Facebook
and Instagram
with #festivalpeople.

ABOUT PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL

People en Español 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 Español reaches an audience
of 7 million every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular
entertainment, fashion and beauty trends and compelling human-interest
stories. People en Español delivers original editorial content
that captures the values, contributions and impact of today’s Hispanics
in the US. The brand’s social media footprint includes 1,320,000
followers on Twitter, over 3,960,781 “Likes” on Facebook and 1,300,000
followers on Instagram. For daily news, photos, exclusive
behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit www.PeopleenEspanol.com
and follow People en Español on Twitter at @Peopleenespanol and
on Facebook at facebook.com/Peopleenespanol.

ABOUT TIME INC.

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is one of the world’s leading media companies,
with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide
digital properties that attract more than 150 million visitors each
month, including over 60 websites. Our influential brands include
People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Time, Real Simple and Southern
Living, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom.

Contacts

People en Español
Dana Baxter, 212-522-1634
dana_baxter@timeinc.com
or
People
en Español
Sheila Harris, 212-522-1089
sheila.harris@timeinc.com