Saturday, April 7, 2012

Sabath Headlines Performance At 6th Annual Wedding And Quinceañera Expo 2012 In Milwaukee

(L-R) Singer Frankie Sabath and Sachlyn Feliciano, a local model posed for the crowd during the Quinceñera Expo event.

Photos: HNG

Wedding and Quinceañera Expo 2012 continues to celebrate family tradition.

By H. Nelson Goodson
April 7, 2012

Milwaukee - On Saturday, major local sponsors and El Conquistador Newspaper held its 6th Annual Wedding and Quinceañera Expo 2012 at the Wyndham Hotel, 4700 block of S. Howell Ave. Families expecting a quinceñera celebration for their daughters or couples looking to get married in the near future had an opportunity to check out the latest styles of fashion for their special occassion. A quinceñera is when a girl becomes a young lady and parents, including relatives and friends come together to celebrate the special occassion of her taking one more step closer to becoming a woman.
Numerous bussiness were present to offer their merchandise and services such as, music, catering, cakes, limo service, photography, travel, insurance, entertainment services for any occassion including weddings.
The main attraction included a special appearance by Frankie Sabath, also referred too as the Milwaukee's Frankie Sinatra of Latin romantic rhythm and songs. Sabath's romantic style draws women into his presentations.
Sabath's bio says, he is originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico and began his career at the age of sixteen when he started performing with the Kids of Ponce. Sabath has headlined at Mexican Fiesta in 1986 with Johnny Rodriguez and in 1987 with Freddy Fender.
In 2007, Sabath headlined at Fiesta Boricua alongside Gilberto Santa Rosa and later joined Christine Almeida in a duo that put both of them on the spotlight in Wisconsin. On April 10, 2010, Sabath made history once again when Almeida wrote and produced a musical based on Sabath’s life and his friendship with Almeida titled “Isla y Tierra" Directed by David M. Molthen. The Isla y Tierra musical was presented at the Waukesha Civic Theater in Waukesha, Wisconsin and became the first Latino production ever to be presented during the 52 year history of the theater.
The Masters of Ceremonies at the wedding and quinceñera expo were Mariella Muñoz and Little Pito. La Payasita Lucy entertained the children during the program. Music background for the three segment fashion shows was provide by Gallerias Music.
Young and mature women, men and children did an exceptional job in modeling the latest fashions available on the market, especially in the Milwaukee area. Also, special male models included Hector Colón, Director of Health and Human Services at Milwaukee County and 7 time local boxing champ; Ramon Candelaria, Community Director at Medical College of Wisconsin and Aaron Rodriguez from the Hispanic Conservative.

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