Ecuadorian NYC

New York’s Ecuadorian community is centered in Corona, Jackson Heights and Elmhurst, Queens

74th UN General Assembly looks for global solutions to global problems

September 17-30, 2019
High-Level General Debate
September 24-30, 2019
MIDTOWN EAST, NYC ~ Politicians discuss Climate, Universal Health Coverage, Sustainable Development, Financing for Development, Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and Small Island Developing States

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

September 15 – October 15
The United States celebrates our Hispanic Heritage and the contributions of Hispanic-Americans

Celebrate La Novena de Navidad, the Christmas Novena

December 16-24
This nine-day prayer cycle is a Colombian, Ecuadorian and Venezuelan Christmas tradition

Carnival, Carnaval, Carnevale

Jan 6 – Feb 25, 2020
This Italian Catholic winter festival spread to France, Spain and Portugal, and then around the Latin world in colonial times

Simón Bolívar is the George Washington of South America

Friday, July 24, 2020
CARACAS, Venezuela ~ Simón Bolívar “El Libertador,” the founding father of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela, was born on July 24, 1783

Pachamama Day honors the Andean Mother Earth

Saturday, August 1, 2020
ANDES ~ This Indigenous Inca nature festival of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and parts of Chile and Argentina honors Mother Earth to bring a good growing season

Ecuadorian Independence Day

Monday, August 10, 2020
QUITO, Ecuador ~ Criollo rebels took over the capital, marking the first step in Ecuadorian independence on August 10, 1809


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Ecuadorian New York City

‘Crown of the Andes,’ Colombian art at the Met Museum

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Colombian Ecuadorian Peruvian Indigenous Inca art
UPPER EAST SIDE, permanent collection ~ This Marion crown from Popayán, Colombia contains the legendary Atahualpa Emerald which belonged to the last Inca emperor

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Daily
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art

American Museum of Natural History

Daily
UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC ~ Human cultures and the natural world includes us all

National Museum of the American Indian

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Daily ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE

Francisco Moya is an Ecuadorian-American New York City Council member

New York City Council DISTRICT 21: East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Corona in Queens, including Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Lefrak City and LaGuardia Airport
Elected 2017
Next Election 2021

Luz Pinos is a bright new star of South American Pop

March 30, 2017
DROM ~ The New York-based Ecuadorian pop singer-songwriter’s debut album ‘Mariposa Azul’ features Paquito D’Rivera and Luisito Quintero


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Ecuadorian Festivals

Ecuadorian Festival 2019 Festival Ecuatoriano

Sunday, August 18, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Live Ecuadorian entertainment and games for children. Ecuadorian food and artisanal products are available for purchase. FREE

Ecuadorian Parade New York 2019 Desfile Ecuatoriano

Sunday, August 4, 2019
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ New York City’s Ecuadorian Parade marches on Northern Blvd

May Sumak Film Festival at King Juan Carlos Center

June 14-16, 2019
Friday-Sunday
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC & CORONA, Queens ~ Annual film festival of movies in Indigenous Quechua languages of the central Andes, that screens in New York City and Quito, Ecuador

Ecuadorian Parade ~ Desfile Ecuatoriano de New York ~ Arts Fair

Sunday, August 5, 2018
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ The Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Blvd is NYC’s big Ecuadorian festival
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Sunday, August 12, 2018
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ The Ecuadorian Arts Fair is in the Hall of Science


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Ecuadorian Culture

Quechua, the Indigenous language of the Andes

CENTRAL ANDES ~ The Indigenous language of Andes communities in Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia


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Previously in Ecuadorian NYC

Kali Uchis & Cuco raise money for Immigrants at Selena for Sanctuary

Sunday, August 18, 2019
CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE ~ Support immigrant rights at Selena for Sanctuary SummerStage with Kali Uchis, Cuco, Helado Negro, IV Jay, Ambar Lucid, Jasper Bones, La Doña, Ana Villafañe

Ecuadorian Festival 2019 Festival Ecuatoriano

Sunday, August 18, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Live Ecuadorian entertainment and games for children. Ecuadorian food and artisanal products are available for purchase. FREE

New York Latino Film Festival screens the diversity of the Latino experience

August 12-18, 2019
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ U.S., Argentine, Brazilian, Costa Rican, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Puerto Rican and Spanish films, a social media influencers conference and a tribute to John Singleton

Ecuadorian Parade New York 2019 Desfile Ecuatoriano

Sunday, August 4, 2019
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ New York City’s Ecuadorian Parade marches on Northern Blvd

Junta Hispana 2019 Hispanic street fair at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Sunday, July 21, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Family entertainment, games, food and kiosks from twenty Hispanic countries. FREE ~ CANCELLED DUE TO NYC’S DANGEROUS HEAT ADVISORY

Dance Parade New York 2019

FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, EAST VILLAGE, NYC | Sat, May 18, 2019 | Dance parade & festival | African, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican & Spanish dances

Tribeca Film Festival 2019

TRIBECA, NYC | Daily Apr 24 – May 5, 2019 | Film festival | Argentine, Bolivian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Honduran, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and more stories

Christie’s Fall 2018 Latin American Art auction

EXHIBITION
November 17-20, 2018
Saturday – Tuesday
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AUCTION
November 20-21, 2018
Tuesday-Wednesday
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Christie’s Rockefeller Center
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Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Uruguayan and Venezuelan artists from the 17th century to the 2010s
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The auction sold $19,268,125 of art

Hispanic Day Parade 2018 ~ Desfile de la Hispanidad

Sunday, October 14, 2018
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Fifth Avenue
(44th to 69th Street)
Midtown – Upper East Side Manhattan
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Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan cultures

UN General Assembly 73 (2018) UNGA 73

GENERAL DEBATE
September 25 – October 5, 2018
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UN Headquarters
Midtown East, Manhattan
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Heads of state visit so Midtown East is blocked with security and traffic

Queens Hispanic Day Parade 2018 celebrates our diverse heritage

Sunday, September 23, 2018
37th Avenue
Jackson Heights, Queens
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Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan culture.

US Open Tennis 2018 Nadal, Halep, Del Potro, Garcia, Fognini

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish players including the #1 men’s and women’s singles players.
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USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
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ROUND OF 16
Sunday – Monday
September 2 – 3, 2018
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QUARTER FINALS
Tuesday – Wednesday
September 4 – 5, 2018
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SEMI FINALS
Thursday – Friday
September 6 – 7, 2018
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FINALS
Saturday – Sunday
September 8 – 9, 2018

Ecuadorian Parade ~ Desfile Ecuatoriano de New York ~ Arts Fair

Sunday, August 5, 2018
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ The Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Blvd is NYC’s big Ecuadorian festival
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Sunday, August 12, 2018
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ The Ecuadorian Arts Fair is in the Hall of Science

Selena for Sanctuary tributes the Mexican – American Tejano legend

Featuring Mon Laferte (Chilean), Cuco (Mexican – American), Gaby Moreno (Guatemalan) and Nina Diaz (Mexican – American), with guest appearances by Chris Perez (Selena’s husband), Omar Apollo (Mexican – American) and August Eve. DJ Riobamba (Ecuadorian – Lithuanian).
Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Thursday, July 26, 2018
FREE

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free music, dance, movies and word

LINCOLN CENTER, Jul 25-Aug 12, 2018, Summer music festival with African, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican and Puerto Rican music, dance and word.

Afro-Latino Fest celebrates our African roots

Afro- Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Haitian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican talk, movies and music.
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TALKS
Schomberg Center
Harlem, Manhattan
Friday, July 13, 2018
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FILM FESTIVAL
Abron Center
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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CONCERT
The Well
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture

July 13 – September 30, 2018
Closed Tuesdays
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Whitney Museum
Meatpacking District, Manhattan
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See how Indigenous cosmology suggests architecture which defines home and life itself

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

Latin artists and productions win six 2018 Drama Desk Awards

June 3, 2018 ~ Dominican, Ghanan, Jewish, Mexican, Italian, & Spanish winners.
Lindsay Mendez ‘Carousel’
Sean Carvajal ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’
Juan Castano ‘Oedipus El Rey’
‘Farinelli and the King’
‘Once on This Island’
‘School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play’
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan

Spring 2018 may be the last Latin American Art Auction at Christie’s NY

May 24, 2018: Rivera (Mexican) set a record for any Latin American artist. Botero (Colombian) got a record for one of his still lifes. Colonial painter Juan Francisco de Rosa’s ‘Virgen del Rosario’ sold for 30x its estimate.
Christie’s Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
ON VIEW
Monday – Wednesday
May 21 – 23, 2018
AUCTION
Wednesday – Thursday
May 23 – 24, 2018

Met Opera’s ‘Roméo et Juliette’ stars Ailyn Pérez and Charles Castronovo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

40th Artexpo 2018 with SOLO and FOTO SOLO at Pier 94

African, Argentine, Brazilian, Ecuadorian, Filipino, French, French-Canadian, Haitian, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan & Venezuelan galleries.
Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

19th Havana Film Festival New York 2018 new Latin American cinema

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Paraguayan and Venezuelan films plus tributes to Senel Paz (Cuban), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuban), and Fernando Birri (Argentine).
AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, and other venues in Manhattan, Queens & The Bronx
OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FESTIVAL April 6 – 17, 2018

The Orchid Show is flowering at the New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Tuesday – Sunday
March 3 – April 22, 2018

Winter Olympics 2018

PyeongChang, South Korea
February 9 – 25, 2018

Miss Universe 2017 is Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Miss South Africa)

Miss Universe 2017 is Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Miss South Africa)
Zappos
Las Vegas, Nevada
November 26, 2017

Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico in the World Cup, USA no

October 2015 – November 2017
Qualified
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 2017

NYCWFF New York City Wine & Food Festival 2017

Pier 92 at West 52nd St
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
October 12 – 15, 2017

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 2018 Oscars Entries

October 1, 2017

jetBlue is New York City’s main airline for travel to the Caribbean

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
Queens
TO Cuba, Dominican Republic, & Puerto Rico
TO Costa Rica & Mexico
TO Colombia, Ecuador & Peru

NYC General Election 2017 Results

Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, & Puerto Rican city leaders
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

‘Die Zauberflöte’ is Mozart’s Magic Flute

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September 27 – October 14
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, October 14, 2017

NYC Primary Election 2017 selects party candidates for general election

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Big wins for de Blasio and for the first Ecuadorian City Council member Francisco Moya

Dance Parade 2017

Flatiron District to Tompkins Square Park
East Village
Saturday, May 20, 2017

89th Academy Awards (2017)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Hollywood, California
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Uptown Fashion Week September

Established Latin designers lead emerging designers during New York Fashion Week. At The Museum of the City of New York September 12-15, 2016.

New York Fashion Week September 2016

Spring-Summer 2018 collections
Thursday-Friday
September 7-15, 2017

Copa América Centenario 2016

June 3-26, 2016

CINEFEST 2016

A showcase of recent films from across the Spanish-speaking world curated by the The New School’s Foreign Languages department
The New School
Friday, April 15 from 4-10pm
Friday, April 22 from 4-10pm