About Us

  • About the Foundation

    The Gables Hispanic Cultural Foundation, Inc. is a Florida Statutes 501(c)3 charitable, non-profit organization, established pursuant to Chapter 617 of the Florida Nonprofit Corporation Act as amended. 

    Incorporated as of January 10, 2010, our organization is responsible for the Annual Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival in "The City Beautiful" of Coral Gables and numerous charitable fundraising events throughout the year. The Festival is part of Dade County's month long celebrations of Hispanic Heritage.

    The charitable and educational purpose of the Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Foundation is to enhance and promote Hispanic culture through the appreciation of Hispanic Heritage. We embrace different cultures from around the world through education of the arts in South Florida. Our mission further evokes empowering individuals with disabilities through opportunities that foster individualism in the arts.

  • "Apoyando la Cultura Hispana en el Sur de la Florida" - Sauma the Artist

  • Emilio Sauma, Jr.


  • Lucia Zas

    Vice President

  • Enrique Amador, Logistics Management

    Oversees with the President event logistics and marketing design.

  • Nathalie Garcia, Foundation Events Coordinator

    Coordinates and works on the structure and design of the Website, Social Media, Marketing, IT, Systems, Documentation and Event Coordination.

  • Ernesto Perez, Stage Management

    Responsible for artist schedules, event announcement, music preparation and logistics of stage.

  • Carmen Carle, Social Media Marketing

    Works in conjunction with the Data Governance and Security Analyst on Event Coordination and Marketing.

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