HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO MIS AMERICANOS: CHECK OUT THE SEVEN CITIES WITH THE HOTTEST FIESTAS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

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From margaritas to Mariachi and everything in between, here’s a rundown of the biggest fiestas taking place across the country.

(1) Los Angeles, California

The Fiesta Broadwayis known as “the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the world. The monster street fair, which covers more than 24 square blocks of downtown Los Angeles, draws crowds of more than half a million people. This year the fiesta happened on April 27th – 29th.

(2) Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

Cinco de Mayo – Denver

The Mile High City is home to “Cinco in the Park,” a two-day festival hosted by Denver’s Civic Park Center that typically attracts more than 400,000 visitors and features over 350 food and retail vendors.
Look out for three stages of live entertainment, a Navy flight simulator, and the highly-anticipated annual Green Chili-Bowl Cookoff when the party — now entering its 25th year  anniversary kicks off— kicks off with a parade on Saturday, May 5th at 10am.

(3) Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

Cinco de Mayo – Arizona

This year, the 19th annual Cinco de Mayo Phoenix festival willtake place May 5th and May 6th.  The big bash draws in more than 150,000 enthusiastic attendees.
Look forward to the endless mix of live music, batting cages, and party-goers chomping down on one and half pound turkey legs.

(4) St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul, Minnesota

Cinco de Mayo – Minnesota

The “Spiciest Celebration” in Minnesota takes place in St.Paul’s District del Sol, which opens its streets to more than 100,000 attendees each year.
The party begins on Friday, May 4th at 4 p.m. and keeps raging through Saturday night. What should you expect? Six blocks of traditional latin food, music, and dance, a lowrider car show, and a “people’s choice” salsa tasting contest!

(5) Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Cinco de Mayo – Chicago

This year, Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood — the heart of the city’s Mexican community — will host its second annual Cinco de Mayo festival from Friday, May 4 to Sunday, May 6.
The three-day celebration is said “to be one of the largest Mexican cultural fests in the Midwest.”
In late September, Little Village is also the site of the Chicago’s annual Mexican Independence Day Parade.

(6) Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Cinco de Mayo – Oregon

Get ready to see professional luchadores (Mexican wrestlers) riling things up at Portland’s 28th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, which starts today and continues through Sunday, May 7.
The extravagant celebration takes place along the waterfront and showcases a variety of local talent and professional entertainment, including ethnic Mexican ballet dance and a Latin rock band.

(7) San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA

Cinco de Mayo – San Francisco

The Mission neighborhood in San Francisco celebrates its eigth annual Cinco de Mayo spectacular this weekend in Dolores Park.
The family-friendly, alcohol-free extravaganza is expected to draw more than 5,000 people — just the right number to start a giant Zumba-thon Exercise Class, which will launch the entire event on Saturday, May 5.
Updated from 2011: Business Insider

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DOES UNIVISION HAVE MORE YOUNG VIEWERS THAN ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TV?

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Univision News Attracts More Younger Viewers Than English-Language

Competition in January, Growing Audience Year-Over-Year

Recently, Univision has enhanced its news presence, including state-of-the-art sets for all editions of its newscasts, “Noticiero Univision”; Sunday morning public affairs show, “Al Punto” (To the Point); and newsmagazine program, “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now). It has also expanded and launched several social media and interactive initiatives, including a new Noticias Univisionapp for the iPhone, iPod touch and Android platforms.

In January 2012, “Noticiero Univision”:

  • Attracted 2.1 million Total Viewers 2+, 434,000 Adults 18-34, 977,000 Adults 18-49 and 1.0 million Adults 25-54.
  • Drew in a much younger, more engaged and highly unduplicated audience than its English-Language broadcast evening news counterparts:
    • A Generation Younger: 44 years old vs. 62 years old.
    • Tuned In Longer: “Noticiero Univision” (16 minutes), “ABC World News Tonight” (14 minutes), “CBS Evening News” (14 minutes) and “NBC Nightly News” (15 minutes) among Adults 18-49.
    • Unduplicated Audience: Over 90% of “Noticiero Univision’s” Adult 18-49 audience did not watch any of the English-Language broadcast evening news programming.
  • Averaged significantly more Hispanic viewers than the combined audienceof “ABC World News Tonight,” “CBS Evening News” and “NBCNightly News”
    • Two times more Total Viewers 2+ (2,086,000 vs. 942,000)
    • Nearly three times more Adults 18-34 (431,000 vs. 155,000)
    • Nearly three times more Adults 18-49 (965,000 vs. 337,000)
    • Two times more Adults 25-54 (989,000 vs. 411,0000)

Among Bilingual Hispanic Viewers:

Univision’s Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on the new Noticiero Univision set (Photo: Business Wire)Multimedia Gallery URL

“Noticiero Univision” delivered 55% more Viewers 2+ than the combined audience of ABC, CBS and NBC’s evening newscasts (930,000 vs. 601,000).

“Noticiero Univision” ranked as the No. 1 broadcast evening news program with twice as many viewers as the combined audience of “ABC World News Tonight,” “CBS Evening News” and “NBC Nightly News” among Adults 18-34 (195,000 vs. 86,000), Adults 18-49 (433,000 vs. 202,000) and Adults 25-54 (416,000 vs. 246,000).

Noticiero Univision” delivered significantly more younger viewers aged 18 to 34 than the evening news on English-language broadcast television:

  • Six times more than “ABC World News Tonight” (195,000 vs. 30,000)
  • Ten times more than “CBS Evening News” (195,000 vs. 19,000)
  • Five times more than “NBC Nightly News” (195,000 vs. 37,000)

Univision’s Sunday morning public affairs program “Al Punto” delivered two times more Adults 18-49 (186,000 vs. 91,000) than the combined audience of the English-language broadcast programs (ABC’s “This Week,” CBS’ “Face The Nation,” NBC “Meet The Press” and “FOX News Sunday.”)

Univision’s late night news program “Noticiero Univision: Edicion Nocturna” averaged three to four times more viewers than ABC’s “Nightline”:

  • Three times more Viewers 2+ (706,000 vs. 191,000)
  • Four times more Adult 18-49 viewers (346,000 vs. 87,000)
  • Three times more Adult 25-54 viewers (338,000 vs. 97,000)
  • Four times more Adult 18-34 viewers (154,000 vs. 36,000)

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