Paraguayan NYC is a small community in Queens and Somerset, New Jersey. Paraguayan culture is a mix of Indigenous and Spanish cultures with some German influences. Guarani are the main Indigenous group.
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018
The only film director to emerge from Paraguay in recent times is screening her two features and some shorts at MoMA in Midtown, Fri-Sun, Feb 10-12, 2017
We are not aware of any Paraguayan festivals in Metropolitan New York City, but there are often Paraguayan groups in the Hispanic Day Parades and at the Junta Hispana street fair.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ Twenty-one countries from around the world celebrate our Hispanic Heritage on Fifth Avenue
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
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Jackson Heights, Queens
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.
Paraguayan New York City
There are Paraguayan communities in Queens, Westchester and in Somerset County, New Jersey.
The War of the Triple Alliance (1864-1870) destroyed the country and killed so many men that the gender imbalance changed social structures. At the end of the war, the imbalance was roughly 10 women to 1 man.
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ARGENTINA, URUGUAY, BRAZIL, PARAGUAY
Paraguay is landlocked, but the Paraguay River is navigable to the sea. It joins the Paraná River, and then the Rio de la Plata, which empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The Paraguay River divides the country into the Chaco Plain and an eastern region.
The Paraguayan First Nations were mostly Guarani farmers and Guaycuru nomads. Spanish explorers made first contact in 1516 and established a colony in Asunción in 1537. Jesuit missionaries destroyed Indigenous societies until they were expelled in 1767. Paraguay became independent in 1811 by overthrowing the local Spanish government.
The War of the Triple Alliance (1864-1870) killed so many men that the gender imbalance changed social structures. At the end of the war, the imbalance was roughly 10 women to 1 man.
Paraguay suffered the abuses of the Stroessner dictatorship from 1954 to 1989, and established a constitutional democracy in 1992.