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Photo gallery: Now that's a fiesta!

Published: Saturday, Aug. 3 2013 11:01 p.m. MDT

Lucia Gonzalez dances at the Hispanic Fiesta Day Festival at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. The event, aimed at uniting and opening the door to Utah's Latin American communities, lasted from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It featured food, dancing and art from various countries as well as children's events, a Miss Chiquita Utah Contest for girls ages 5 to 12 and live music. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Lucia Gonzalez dances at the Hispanic Fiesta Day Festival at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. The event, aimed at uniting and opening the door to Utah's Latin American communities, lasted from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It featured food, dancing and art from various countries as well as children's events, a Miss Chiquita Utah Contest for girls ages 5 to 12 and live music. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

The Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City was filled with folk dancing, food and art Saturday for the Hispanic Fiesta Day Festival, an event designed to bring together Utah's Latin American communities. The fiesta featured a Miss Chiquitita Utah Contest with girls between 5 and 12 years old competing for the title by using their charm, personality and talents. Crowds also participated in piñata breaking, face painting, basketball hoop contests and other activities.

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