Showcase for talented youth of Hispanic Heritage. Inspired by Elvira Ferrer of Newark New Jersey. The competition portion of the Showcase is held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Awards are given in the names of Latin greats Beatriz Rodriguez, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Cuban Pete and Rita Moreno. Dance great Beatriz Rodriguez and Grammy nominee Karina Pasian appear as special guests. Hosted by former winners Erica Mendez, Elyssa Cueto and Emma Rosa Bigelow.