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September 3, 2013

Pleasantville's Daggett designs festival poster

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Des Moines —

Daggett is currently a web designer at EDJE Technologies in Indianola. She just won Design of the Year and Rookie of the Year. 

“Designing is a way for me to express inner feelings that I can't put words to. There's nothing like creating something that brings other people joy,” Daggett said. 

Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has been one of the most widely attended cultural events in Iowa for more than a decade. It draws thousands to Des Moines each year. This year’s event will take place Sept. 7 and 8 on Walnut and Locust streets bridges in downtown Des Moines.

The festival includes various musical entertainment, dancers, martial arts performers, a children’s area, Latin American foods, booths about the countries represented at the festival and more.

The winning poster is based on several criteria, which include presentation of color, whether the design could be used on billboards and other materials, and how well the poster takes into account the diversity of the Latino community, Mackey said. The festival honors more 22 Latin-American countries from North, Central and South Americas, the Caribbean and Europe.

Festival board members and a local graphic artist select the poster contest winner. The idea for the contest originated more than a decade ago from a former board member who was a graphic artist.

For more information, visit http://www.latinoheritagefestival.org

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