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Dia De Los Muertos Event (Press Release)

17-Oct-2019 11:37 AM | Melanie Boyer (Administrator)

 Second Annual Día de los Muertos Soirée to be Hosted at Market St. Events Space on Fl. 2 & 3 above Market Street Grocery


October 15th, 2019 (PITTSBURGH, PA)  Acrobatique Creative and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring the second annual Día de los Muertos celebration to Pittsburgh. On Friday, November 1st, beginning at 6PM at Market Street Event Space above the Market Street Grocery on the second and third floor, guests are invited to enjoy an evening filled with themed cuisine, live entertainment and cocktails in celebration of the ancient tradition.

The annual soirée will unite attendees with a hand-crafted Raise a Spirit to the Spirit Toast at 9P to celebrate the growth of a city, culture and people. In addition to uniting the community, a percentage of the proceeds will aid the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship Fund. This initiative is aimed to provide academic scholarships to deserving local Hispanic students for trade, college, and graduate school. Donations will also be accepted at the event.

"Día de los Muertos is traditionally a Mexican celebration, but here in Pittsburgh, the Hispanic Community is uniting to celebrate all Hispanic Heritage as one community unidos to support scholarships for the next generation of Latino Leaders,” said Carmen O. Malloy, Chairman PMAHCC/Peoples Gas, Sponsoring Partner. 


General admission and VIP tickets are available for purchase at: Showclix 


General Admission 7-10P ($11.01):

  • Appetizers featuring traditional cuisine

  • Unity tequila shot courtesy of el Jimador

  • Live music by DJ SMI


VIP Tickets 6-7P ($25.00):

  • All of the above, plus…

  • Exclusive VIP hour from 6 PM – 7 PM 

  • Themed face painting

  • Drink ticket for a signature cocktail courtesy of el Jimador

  • Additional live entertainment by Noel Quintana 

 


For more information, visit the Dìa de los Muertos event page.

THE TRADITION

Día de los Muertos or the “Day of the Dead” is an annual holiday that is celebrated to remember friends and family members that have passed away. During this time, family members visit the gravesites of loved ones to bring favorite foods and decorations of candles and flowers. They sing, dance, eat and tell stories of their deceased loved ones.


ABOUT THE HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is the primary advocate for the Hispanic business community’s interests in the Pittsburgh region. The commerce strives to promote Hispanic businesses and professionals in the Pittsburgh area and to encourage the advancement of Pittsburgh’s Hispanic community.


ABOUT ACROBATIQUE CREATIVE

We are brand enthusiasts, creative problem solvers and social strategists, and we love what we do. Acrobatique is a Creative Branding Boutique that believes that a brand needs to be consistent in marketing both online and offline. It is important to make sure that consumers understand that the marketing message needs to have synergy and consistency throughout digital and traditional channels to create a successful result. 



Media Contact: Ronda Zegarelli

ronda@acrobatiquecreative.com(412) 303-6456



Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization 

One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, Suite 4300  Pittsburgh PA 15219 U.S.A.
Phone: (412) 577-4008  Fax: (412) 255-3701 ● email: chamber@pmahcc.org

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