New York and LA to host Guatemalan fairs

For the second straight year, a Guatemalan Fair (La Feria Chapina) is to be held in New York, the promotion company Evefer announced. This year's event will be held from June 27 to 29.

Monday, June 2, 2008

A Guatemalan Fair will also be held in Los Angeles from August 22 to 24, said Juan Luis Martínez, Evefer's president. "This is a wonderful opportunity for Guatemalan industrialists, traders and artisans to show their products in the major US markets," he added.
Some 28,000 Guatemalans live in New York alone.

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