3rd Annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol Empowers Youth This Labor Day Weekend With Free Interactive Programming "Inspiring the Next Generation" Featuring Teen Recording Artists Becky G., Zendaya, Las Fenix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter And Miguelito - 14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

3rd Annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol Empowers Youth This Labor Day Weekend With Free Interactive Programming "Inspiring the Next Generation" Featuring Teen Recording Artists Becky G., Zendaya, Las Fenix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter And Miguelito

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Conversation with Leading Education Experts Rosie Castro and Eyra Perez Spotlights Back-to-School Strategies for Students & Parents

Plus, PEOPLE en Espanol and Cafe College Award Four San Antonio Students College Scholarships Sunday, August 31 at San Antonio's Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Inspiring the Next Generation" takes center stage at the 3rd annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol daytime experience on Sunday August 31 from 10:00am-12:00 noon with a slate of star-studded youth empowerment programs featuring the entertainment industry's top teen performers Becky G., Zendaya, Las Fenix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter and Miguelito.   In a family-friendly forum that's free and open-to-the-public, these teen sensations will share the groundbreaking journeys, detail their experiences and offer words of advice for overcoming obstacles and achieving success. 

The program also includes interactive segments, games and musical performances, including a "Teach Me Your Talent" challenge – showcasing voice tuning, dance moves, camera poses, etc.--with a chance for lucky audience members to win an opportunity for a celebrity selfie.  Las Fenix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter, and Miguelito will perform live.  

In addition, the youth-oriented experience will incorporate a conversation with leading education experts Rosie Castro and Eyra Perez offering back-to-school strategies and solutions for students and parents focused on academic achievement.  For the third consecutive year, Festival PEOPLE en Espanol will present college scholarships to San Antonio youth.  In partnership with Cafe College, PEOPLE en Espanol will award four students with a college scholarship of $5,000.

On the evening of Saturday August 30, Becky G. and Zendaya will also take the stage to perform their chart topping hits at the Lila Cockrell Theater for the Chicas Poderosas Concert powered by Disney. Tickets start at $25, and are available now through Ticketmaster. For tickets and more information, visit peopleenespanol.com/festival

The 2014 Festival PEOPLE en Espanol is powered by Disney. Major sponsors include Coca-Cola and Jeep; official sponsors Cover Girl, HEB, and Strayer University; host sponsors the City of San Antonio and San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau; screening partners ABC, Azteca, HBO Latino and Walt Disney Film Studios; partners AARP, St. Jude and Center for Disease Control; and media partners CNN, MusicChoice and Telemundo.

For the latest updates about Festival PEOPLE en Espanol, join the conversation: peopleenespanol.com, TwitterFacebook, #festivalpeople.

About Festival PEOPLE en Espanol:

PEOPLE en Espanol's annual Festival aims to entertain, inspire and unite Hispanic families around an unparalleled celebration of culture.   Festival PEOPLE en Espanol has become one of the year's most-anticipated celebrations of Hispanic culture featuring today's hottest celebrities, expert panels and family-fun activities over Labor Day weekend.

About PEOPLE en Espanol:

PEOPLE en Espanol 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 Espanol reaches an audience of 6.9 million every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE en Espanol delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today's Hispanics in the U.S.  The brand's social media footprint includes over a 1,000,000 followers on Twitter and over 2.6 million fans on Facebook.  For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit www.PEOPLEEnEspanol.com.

About Time Inc.:

Time Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world reaching more than 130 million Americans each month across multiple platforms. With influential brands such as TIME, PEOPLE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, InStyle, REAL SIMPLE, Wallpaper, Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine, Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the FORTUNE 500, TIME 100, PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Sportsman of the Year, the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and the ESSENCE Festival.

Contacts:

Festival PEOPLE en EspanolDana Baxter 212-522-1634    dbaxter@essence.com

inHOUSE Public Relations: Lisa Andrade 210-389-9765    lisa@inhousepublicrelations.com

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