2014 Calle Ocho festival in Little Havana

  • An overhead view of the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014 in Little Havana. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • An overhead view of the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014 in Little Havana. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Thousands of people hit the streets at the Calle Ocho festival in Little Havana on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Colombian dancers from the group “Garabato” Marlys Herazo, Tatiana Quinceno and Yinny Peña attend the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Little Havana HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • The famous roosters along 8th Street are decked out in Calle Ocho shirts during the festival in Little Havana on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Sunglasses featuring the Puerto Rican and Dominican Republic flags are for sale at the Calle Ocho festival in Little Havana on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Festival-goers take pictures in front of a statue of Celia Cruz at the Parque del Domino during Calle Ocho in Little Havana on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Thousands of people attend the Calle Ocho festival in Little Havana on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Volunteers from The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana carry a statue of Celia Cruz along 8th Street during the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Carlos and Maria Gonzalez dance at the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Even Maximus a pit bull is having fun during the festivities at Calle Ocho on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Reinaldo Luna cooks some delicious pinchos during the festivities at Calle Ocho on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • From left Olga Galimovich, Jonathan Aliva, Vivian Perez and Kevin Peterson dance at the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Eugenio Cuayo Jr. plays with his band “Organo Oriental” during the Calle Ocho festival on Sunday, March 9, 2014. HECTOR GABINO / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF