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Viva Los Royals night to be held May 5

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DETROIT -- Viva Los Royals, the annual Latino heritage celebration at Kauffman Stadium, will be held on Sunday, May 5, during the coming homestand.

The pregame party, presented by Sprint with the support of radio station La Super X 1160, will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Outfield Experience. There will be music by Willy Vela y sus Aguilillos and dancing by Grupo Atotonilco on the stage.

Fans can participate in the third annual Salsa Showdown featuring local restaurants El Camino Real, La Fonda El Taquito, Palomino's Restaurante and Pardo's Grand Buffet. Fans can taste all the salsas and vote for their favorite. Palomino's is the defending champion.

For more information, visit www.royals.com/viva. For reservations for a group of 20 or more, call 816-504-4166.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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