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Cinco de Mayo celebrated in Flushing Meadows

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

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