Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Diversity on Demand (Giveaway ends 9/30/13)


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Did you know that it’s Hispanic Heritage Month? It runs from September 15, 2013 – October 15, 2013.

I visited the National Hispanic Heritage Month website, set up by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration to learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month. I am not Hispanic, but I am interested in other cultures and customs.

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.

The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period.

Diversity on Demand, one of the nation’s top cable companies, has partnered with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by paying tribute to the powerful and positive influence of Hispanics in America.

Hispanic Heritage Month on Movies on Demand

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, consumers are encouraged to visit the Diversity On Demand’s Facebook app, Nada or Aficionado? where they can enter for a chance to win a 32″ smart HDTV and other prizes.

To enter all you need to do is take the fun Hispanic entertainment challenge and see where you stand on a scale of nada to aficionado. It’s really easy. You don’t have to be an expert.

In addition to the contest, cable is shining a spotlight on compelling Hispanic figures and events on cable’s On Demand service. The Hispanic-themed programming represents a broad industry effort to provide digital cable customers convenient access to relevant, factual and entertaining Hispanic and Latino television shows and movies – On Demand all month long.

If you would like more information please visit www.Facebook.com/DiversityonDemand.

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To help you celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month I have a special giveaway for a lucky reader. The prize package includes;

(1) $25 Visa Gift Card

Sweeps Prize Packs include:

•  Tostitos Sales Verde by Sabritas

•  Pulparindo Assorted Hard Candy Lollipops

•  Sabritas Salt & Lime Peanuts

•  Bimbunuelos Crispy Wheels Pastry

•  Movie Theater Butter Popcorn bags

•  Diversity On Demand Chip Clip

•  Diversity On Demand koozie

•  Diversity On Demand Plastic Cup

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on September 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via e-mail and will have three days to reply or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please comment on this post and tell me what movie you would like to see if/when it’s available on Movies on Demand?

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement or the additional entries won’t qualify (I do check). Extra entries are optional.

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*I have partnered with Movies on Demand to bring you this giveaway. The opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way.

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Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.


  1. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I’m Excited To See “Life of Pi” On Demand!

  2. i would like to see Star Trek into darkness

  3. I want to see Life of Pi.

  4. From Prada to Nada sounds like a great movie that we would want to see.
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  5. I am really looking forward to seeing The Heat.

  6. Thomas Murphy says:

    I want to see star trek.

  7. i wanna see Life of Pi

  8. Crazy/Beautiful! I saw it years ago and remember liking it, but I’d love to watch it again.

  9. Id like to see Iron Man 3

  10. Darlene Jones-Nelson says:

    I want to see Crazy/beautiful

  11. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    i want to see Purge

  12. i would love to see Life of Pi

  13. i want to see our family wedding

  14. Mary Happymommy says:

    I’d like to see “Volver”.

  15. I want to see Quinceanera!

  16. I would like to see crazy beautiful or Life of Pi. Those both look like great movies ! Thanks for the giveaway!

  17. I want to see world war z.

  18. I would like to see Quinceanara.

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  19. I’ve heard Our Family Wedding is a sweet one. I’m, looking forward to watching it On demand.
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  20. I would like to see Savages the most.

  21. Kim Henrichs says:

    I would actually love to see NO! I love Gael Garcia Bernal, and this one totally dropped of of my radar.

  22. I would like to see Iron Man 3
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  23. I look forward to seeing Life of Pi!

  24. rebecca shockley says:

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  25. I would love to see the movie Rush!

  26. I would like to see THE CONJURING

  27. I would like to watch Star Trek into Darkness.

  28. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I want to see From Prada to Nada

  29. My son would like to see Iron Man 3.

  30. Wild Orchid says:

    I look forward to Our Family Wedding.
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    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  31. I would like to see World War Z. I meant to see it in theaters but never had the chance.
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  32. I’d like to see “Our Family Wedding”

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  34. I adore anything with Gael Garcia Bernal in it. The motorcycle diaries are available on Netflix. But, I have not seend his NO movie. As a Mexican woman am also very interested in seeing the Quinceanera movie. The family wedding one with America and George too!

  35. We have been wanting to see Motorcycle Diaries.
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  36. soha molina says:

    From Prada to Nada seems interesting.

  37. April Yedinak says:

    I would like to see Quincenara.

  38. Susan Christy says:

    My friends told me I need to watch Our Family Wedding

  39. I want to see World War Z.

  40. Linda Meyers-Gabbard says:

    I would like to see World War Z

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  41. I want to see World War Z

  42. I’d like to see the remake of Carrie with Julianne Moore. Thanks for the chance.

  43. Jennifer T. says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing World War Z.

  44. I want to see Our Family Wedding (based on the list from above). Other than that, I am patiently waiting for The Heat to be released so I can watch in On Demand.

  45. christine jessamine says:

    I would love world war z

  46. “Savages” with Selma Hayek and Benicio Del Toro looks good!

  47. Virginia Rowell says:

    I want to see Searching for Sugar Man. I also love the movie What Happens in Vegas.

  48. Elizabeth Owens says:

    I would want to see The Great Gatsby. I have just recently read the book and I want to see the movie now!

  49. Nicole Sender says:

    I’d like to see Iron Man 3.

  50. I’ve heard really good things about Volver, so I’d love to see that one!

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  51. Iron Man 3! Love to see it

  52. I’m looking forward to seeing World War Z.

  53. want to see star trek

  54. Ooo – I like Our Family Wedding. That movie is funny. In the future…I would like to see Prisoners or World War Z.
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  55. rod jackson says:

    We are waiting for Iron Man 3.

  56. Wanda McHenry says:

    I want to see Olympus Has Fallen

  57. steve weber says:

    I want to see Savages.

  58. I want to watch volver. Heard great things