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Gateway International Food and Music Festival Coming to Norcross
Gateway International Food and Music Festival Coming to Norcross

Norcross, GA (September 15, 2011) --- Residents of Metro Atlanta will soon be able to take a trip around the globe at a single festival. The Gateway International Food and Music Festival, aimed at celebrating the rich culture of diversity in Metro Atlanta, will take place on September 24, 2011 at Lillian Webb Park in Historic Downtown Norcross and will feature some of the top international talent that the region has to offer. Purveyors of international cuisine and music will be on hand to provide entertainment for guests of all ages.

"We wanted to establish an annual event that adequately represents the rich diversity we see every day in our community," said Letycia Pastrana, executive director of the Gwinnett Village Community Alliance, the event organizer. "We hope to provide people with a truly global experience that enriches their views of other cultures."

Admission is free for this all day event. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. A list of performers and vendors at the event is included below. The event is being held at Lillian Webb Park.  For additional information please visit the Gwinnett Village Community Alliance webpage at www.gwinnettvillagealliance.com.

Sponsors include: AARP - Gwinnett Village CID - The City of Norcross

Friends of Gwinnett Village: NDI Development, LLC., Tomlinson Law Office, LLC., Chick-fil-A, Vietnamese American Association

Musical Performers:

  • Alicia Y Rumba
  • Vanessa Deliz
  • The Jason Conelley Band
  • The Kevin Spears Band

* A broad mix of multicultural dance groups will be performing on the community stage throughout the day

*A Battle of the Bands will take place on the main stage from 11 a.m. till 3:30 p.m.

Food Vendors:

  • Machu Picchu Restaurant
  • Imane Moroccan Restaurant
  • Chicken & Salsa 2
  • Los Recuerdos Colombian Restaurant
  • TEX Tacos
  • King of Pops
  • Rey's Cuban CafĂ©
  • Loving Hut
  • Dominican Restaurant and Bakery
  • My Cupcake
  • Laotian Community Food
  • Suno Dessert-
  • Hong Bakery
  • Hieu Company, Inc

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