2011 Latino Heritage Festival  for the first time featured   “Danicing with Celebrities”

This component of the festival was a huge success!

Check out the Competitors!

Marcus McIntosh, anchor at KCCITV Channel 8

Erin Kiernan, anchor for WHOTV Channel 13

Rachel Pierce, anchor for WOITV Channel  5

Lt. Joe Gonzalez,  Des Moines Police Department

Miriam De Dios, Vice President at Coopera Consulting

Fabiola Pastorino, Farmer’s Insurance Franchise Owner

Javier Pena, Vice chair of the Hispanic Resource Group for Principal Financial

Weeks of training by Salsa Des Moines and Bachata Des Moines took the celebrities through a grueling schedule.  It was a huge commitment  from each of them with their busy schedules.  Check out the training sessions…

Now check out the results of their hard work!

And the winner of Dancing With Celebrities 2011 was…

Fabiola Pastorino!