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Carlos Trejo with Radio Lobo speaks during the Viva Mexico Festival held at the Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday and hosted by the Spanish Radio Group.

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Latino music sensation, "Rigu" sings at the Viva Mexico Festival at the Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday.

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Umbrellas provided shade from the sun during the Viva Mexico Festival held at the Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday.

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Children still found a reason to play even though temperatures reached the high 90s during the Viva Mexico Festival hosted by the Spanish Radio Group and held at the Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday.

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The La Rosa Fruit Bar salesman has a captive audience as people huddle under the shade of a tree at the Viva Mexico Festival held at the Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday. The temperature was expected to reach 97 Sunday afternoon in Bakersfield.

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Edith Oliveros, right, goes on stage to dance with Columbian singer Kenny Williams at the Viva Mexico Festival hosted by the Spanish Radio Group and held at the Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday.

Despte the scorching temperatures, people went out to the Viva Meico Festival on Sunday at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

The event was sponsored by the Spanish Radio Group. 

Photographer Henry A. Barrios captured the festivities in these images.