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Hispanic Heritage Festival
The Hispanic Heritage Festival is an annual celebration of Hispanic culture at Appalachian State University. Traditionally, the event includes a jalapeño eating contest, dance lessons, games, and various performances. It occurs in accordance with National Hispanic Heritage Month which is September 15 - October 15.
HSA HHF through out the years:
2019: Special Guest Denise frohman a Puerto Rican poet from New York
SIP & PAINT
2018: Special guest included Saul Flores and Rodrigo & wendy
2017:special guest Elizabeth Acevedo a Dominican poet from New York
A preformance by Nancy Saldana