Emilio Estefan celebrates his 60th with big bash in SoFla

Miami, Mar 10 (EFE).- Cuban-American musician, producer and businessman Emilio Estefan celebrated his 60th birthday on the weekend with a big party in Hollywood, Florida, surrounded by family and friends, among whom was a sizable group of faces well known in South Florida.

The party, attended by more than 700 invited guests, took place Saturday at the Bongos Cuban Cafe in Hollywood, which is part of the chain owned by Estefan and his wife Gloria located in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel

Emilio Estefan, who actually turned 60 on March 4, was outfitted in an elegant blue suit and sunglasses and was accompanied by his wife, who wore black and a long patterned dress.

The couple's children - Emily and Nayib - as well as their niece Lily Estefan, the host of Univision's "El gordo y la flaca," were also present.

Among the invited guests passing across the red carpet at the entrance to the party were singer Carlos Ponce, along with Alexia Echevarria, one of the stars of "Real Housewives of Miami," accompanied by her husband.

An enormous four-level birthday cake decorated with musical motifs and with the number "60" on the top, was one of the gifts presented to Estefan, the winner of 19 Grammys.