Cynthia Olavarría, Miss Puerto Rico 2005 and 1st runner-up to Miss Universe, featured in series of La Feria de la Familia events






WNEU Telemundo Boston Kicks-off La Feria de La Familia Season on Sunday. A highlight of the event will be the participation of Telemundo celebrity, Cynthia Olavarría, who was crowned Miss Puerto Rico in 2005 and was the first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant that year.

Cynthia Olavarría

Telemundo celebrity Cynthia Olavarría, Miss Puerto Rico 2005 and first runner-up to Miss Universe, helps kick off La Feria de La Familia Season

BOSTON, Feb. 29, 2012  — WNEU Telemundo Boston is hosting the first in a series of three La Feria de la Familia events in 2012. This weekend’s event will be held on Sunday, March 4 at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, MA, and includes a wide variety of musical and television artists, as well as free information on education, health, and other family-focused topics. The event is designed to provide information, services and entertainment in a festive, family atmosphere, completely free to the public.

The emcee of the event, Veronica Robles, from the local show Orale con Veronica, will lead the day’s activities. She will also introduce personalities including Omar Cabrera and Johnny Peguero from the Telemundo Boston show, El Reporte de los Red Sox, as well as Wally, the beloved mascot of the Boston Red Sox. She will be accompanied by the New England Revolution Girls and the team’s mascot, Slyde who will giveaway gifts and prizes, and interact with the audience. Dr. Marisela Marrero, host of Un Minuto de Salud, will also be present to share her medical expertise with attendees.

The event will include performances by local artists Alexander and DnE la Melodia, a group of brothers that perform bachata, merengue, and pop music. The audience will enjoy a ZUMBA demonstration, as well as the opportunity to get in shape with Veronica Robles’ new health initiative, La Movida.

A highlight of the event will be the participation of Telemundo celebrity, Cynthia Olavarría. Ms. Olavarria has starred in recent novela hits Mi Corazon Insiste and Alguien Te Mira. She was crowned Miss Puerto Rico in 2005 and was the first runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant that year.

As part of the 2012 Series, Telemundo Boston will hold additional La Feria de la Familia events in June and September at different venues across the state. Additionally, Telemundo Hartford/Springfield will host its 7th annual La Feria in September and Telemundo Providence will have its first annual event in November.

Over the years, La Feria has established itself as a dynamic and powerful forum. Connecting businesses to the Hispanic community, showcasing products and strengthening brands, La Feria is an interactive expo of exceptional quality, guaranteed to inform, empower and entertain.

For additional information on La Feria de la Familia visit www.holaciudad.com.

WNEU Telemundo Boston is managed by ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned media company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia that owns or operates thirteen Spanish-language television stations, representing the largest group of independent stations affiliated with the Telemundo television network. WNEU prides itself on its commitment to service, local programming, and the celebration of Hispanic heritage. Telemundo, a U.S. Spanish-language television network is the essential entertainment, news, and sports source for Hispanics and a leading international player in the entertainment industry with presence in more than 100 countries worldwide. Broadcasting unique national and local programming for the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Telemundo reaches 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets. Visit WNEU on holaciudad.com, a Spanish language web portal which features local news, community information and resources, and city guides.

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