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A mrs in costume at the Calle Ocho festival
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Calle Ocho-Miami CarnivalA neighborhood LegacyHave you ever before tried pinchos, arepas or tamales? this are some of the foods easily accessible at the Calle Ocho festival.In Miami, Florida, over there is a large Cuban American population, and every year they have a Calle Ocho festival. Calle Ocho (pronounced kye-yay oh-cho) means "eighth street" in Spanish and is the solitary largest celebration event of Latino culture in the joined States. Eighth Street is the most popular street in "Little Havana" and also is Miami"s center of Cuban culture.

Calle Ocho is an huge street party, and entire roads are clogged off to make room for music, dance, intuitive arts, food and also other fun! Calle Ocho began in 1978 to lug the Hispanic neighborhood together, and also it was so popular that although only 10,000 world were expected, more than 100,000 confirmed up! yearly the festival grows and also today the occasion is known as Carnaval Miami and is commemorated over 2 weekends in March.

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