Honduran NYC is mostly in the West Bronx, Central Islip Long Island, and New Jersey.
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Monday, January 6, 2020 EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO LA MARQUETA East Harlem, NYC Giant puppets, camels, parrandas, BombaYo, Annette Aguilar, Wabafu Garifuna Dance Theater, Fogo Azul NYC, and the Three Kings bring the true spirit of the holidays to El Barrio. ¡WEPA!
Sunday, October 13, 2019 MIDTOWN, NYC ~ Twenty-one countries from around the world celebrate our Hispanic Heritage on Fifth Avenue
November 6-15, 2019 WEST VILLAGE & CHELSEA, NYC ~ The biggest documentary film festival in the U.S. is at IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea
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
Honduran Festivals in NYC
NYC’s big Honduran festival is the Central American Independence Parade in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. It is a Garifuna festival.
There is another parade in Islip, Long Island. Hondurans may also participate in the Hispanic Day Parade and Queens Hispanic Parade.
Sunday, September 8, 2019 CROTONA PARK EAST, The Bronx ~ This Honduran Garifuna parade marches from the Happy Land Memorial to a family festival in Crotona Park
PARADE From Happy Land Fire Memorial To Crotona Park Tremont, The Bronx ~ FESTIVAL Crotona Park, The Bronx ~ Sunday, September 9, 2018
Honduran New York City
Honduran NYC is mostly in the West Bronx and New Jersey. There is a Honduran Garifuna community in Crotona, The Bronx.
The Honduran Consulate is in Manhattan’s Garment District.
Honduran New Yorkers
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 2pm SUMMERSTAGE YouTube & Facebook
Friday, August 2, 2019 CROTONA PARK, The Bronx ~ If you never danced African drum, you never lived. Indigenous Honduran Garifuna shake things up for SummerStage at the Crotona Park Amphitheater
The Honduran World
LINCOLN CENTER; Thu, Jan 19, 2017; WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE; Indigenous Honduran Garifuna folk live music ~ The leading voice of the Garifuna people, the last Indigenous Carib. FREE
Honduran culture is a mix of Indigenous, Spanish, African and even Mexican influences.
Punta is a folk dance with a Garifuna heritage. It is all in the hips with some serious booty shaking. Both men and women dance it. It could be a predecessor to hip-hop and reggaeton dancing. It’s pretty cool really. “Punta” is a reference to Punta Gorda, Roatan, Honduras where the Garifuna people were exiled from St. Vincent by the British in 1797.
April 18, 2015 – May 20, 2018 ~ National Museum of the American Indian Financial District, Manhattan ~ Central American heritage
Honduras has a large Caribbean coast and a small Pacific coast. As is common across Latin America, urban and rural life are very different.