Cinco de Mayo celebrated in Flushing Meadows

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Members of Ballet Nuevo Amanecer take the stage. Photo by Christina Santucci
Anthony Cardozo presents a flower to sports reporter Lindsay Casinelli. Photo by Christina Santucci
Diana Covarrubias, 3, smiles as she runs across the grass. Photo by Christina Santucci
A member of Ballet Nuevo Amanecer prepares for the performance. Photo by Christina Santucci
Pop singer Cristian Castro serenades the crowd. Photo by Christina Santucci
Dancers from Ballet Nuevo Amanecer are showered in confetti. Photo by Christina Santucci
Ismael Teran is joined by his son Brandon, 2. Photo by Christina Santucci
Spectators cheer during the day long show. Photo by Christina Santucci
Dancers from Ballet Nuevo Amanecer perform at the Cinco de Mayo festival. Photo by Christina Santucci
Lucy Martinez (r.) has her photo taken with TV personality Raúl De Molina. Photo by Christina Santucci
Men perform in sync with Ballet Nuevo Amanecer. Photo by Christina Santucci
The Mexican and American flags are presented with others on the stage. Photo by Christina Santucci
Attendees try to take selfies with Cuban model and TV host Lily Estefan. Photo by Christina Santucci
Members of the Covarrubias family (l.-r.) Diana Sr., Christopher, Diana Jr., and Alfredo pose for a photo with Yolanda Leticia Garcia. Photo by Christina Santucci
Members of Dance Soul Company by Samantha Diaz take the stage in colorful costumes. Photo by Christina Santucci
Alyson Reyes uses a bubble-making machine to fill the air with tiny orbs. Photo by Christina Santucci

Thousands of people flocked to Flushing Meadows Corona Park Sunday for the annual Cinco de Mayo festival.

Posted 12:00 am, May 10, 2014
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