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Inaugural Miami Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony

Inaugural Miami Walk of Fame Induction CeremonyFriday, March 21, 11am - Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

The Official Miami Walk of Fame, a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation dedicated to supporting the arts in Miami, and Bayside Marketplace, with support from the Greater Miami Host Committee, the City of Miami, Miami Downtown Development Authority the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, Creative Terrazzo Systems, Inc. and Miami Club Rum to launch the Official Miami Walk of Fame featuring Stars designed by Romero Britto. The Official Miami Walk of Fame, Inc. will immortalize the entertainment industry’s biggest names, many whom are hometown celebrities in entertainment, film, television, theater, sports, music and beyond. Inductees are chosen by a selection committee of industry peers, and honored with an induction ceremony. The inaugural star-studded public ceremony will take place with the premiere induction of the animated film “RIO 2,” as well as the induction of two of its stars – Academy® Award and Grammy® Award-Winner, Jamie Foxx, and Miamian Andy Garcia. The free, family-friendly public ceremony will celebrate Brazilian culture with a live appearance of the Rio 2 Mascot “Blu”. Additionally, the Miami Children’s Chorus will be singing the movie’s theme song, “What is Love”, accompanied by Paulo Gualano’s Brazilian and Latin Music Company Samba drummers and dancers. Audiences will also be treated to a display of colorful birds of the Amazon presented by Jungle Island and a proclamation from the Brazilian Consulate will be given to Bayside Marketplace for promoting tourism and business exchange with Brazil.