Junta Hispana 2023 is a family-oriented festival of Latin food, music, dance, beauty, and folklore from 20 Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas. Sort of a casual Latin World’s Fair, it’s even on the Flushing Meadows Corona Park location of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The festival is produced by Bravo and Ctown Supermarkets which sell many Latin products in Latin … [Read more...] about Junta Hispana 2023 is a Family Festival of Latin Culture in Queens
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The Bolivian NYC Archive contains New York Latin Culture Magazine's feature coverage of Bolivian culture in New York City and Bolivia since 2016.
The Queens Hispanic Parade 2023 celebrates the diversity, traditions, folklore and unity of the Queens Hispanic community. Founded in 1976, the parade is a series of community events including: a parade queen coronation, gala, and parade. Queens is probably the most diverse region on the planet. It's the starting point for many New Yorkers. Wherever you are from, there is … [Read more...] about Queens Hispanic Parade is a Grand Community Celebration
Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 isn't about Spanish culture, it's about us, the Americans of the Americas who come together in the United States, and especially New York City, the capital of the Latin world. We meditate on Hispanic Heritage Month every year, because as New Yorkers traveling constantly in the Caribbean and Latin America, our understanding of what it means to be … [Read more...] about Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 Isn’t About Spanish Culture Any More
The 17th Dance Parade NYC 2023 is dancing in the streets with over 100 styles of dance, from Sixth Avenue at 17th St in Chelsea, to the DanceFest at Tompkins Square Park in the East Village; on Saturday, May 20, 2023 starting at 11:45am. FREE! 🇧🇴 🇧🇷 🇨🇺 🇨🇴 🇩🇴 🇮🇹 🇯🇲 🇲🇽 🇳🇬 🇵🇪 🇵🇷 🇪🇸 🇹🇹 Dance Parade NYC 2023 Parade Route The parade starts on Sixth Avenue this year. It is … [Read more...] about Dance Parade NYC 2023 DanceFest Gets over 10,000 New Yorkers Dancing in the Streets
International Workers Day on May 1 celebrates the organized labor movement. It's a popular day to protest for workers' and civil rights, which is something that both Latin Americans and Latin Europeans seem to enjoy. It's not a big deal in the United States, but is in the Latin world. Owners don't like it because they don't want to be unionized, but workers see it as their … [Read more...] about International Workers Day or Labor Day is a National Holiday in Much of the Latin World
Our Lady of Candelaria (Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria or La Virgen de Candelaria) is the patron saint of Tenerife in the Canary Islands (Spanish islands off the African coast of Morocco). In the Colonial Period, many Canary Islanders moved to the Caribbean and South America. She has been adopted as the patron saint of many Black communities across the Americas including … [Read more...] about Celebrate Our Lady of Candelaria, Patron Saint of Tenerife, Canary Islands; the African Diaspora; and Miners
The Bushwick Film Festival 2022 was founded by Liberia-born, NYU Steinhardt graduate, Kweighbaye Kotee in 2007 to provide opportunities to Brooklyn filmmakers of color. There are feature narrative and documentary films, plus many shorts. It's like other film festivals with actors and directors, premieres, networking and Q&As. But it also has a strong community … [Read more...] about Bushwick Film Festival 2022 Features Over 100 Independent Films from Brooklyn and the World
Hispanic Heritage Month NYC 2022 is a U.S. national celebration of Latin culture and the contributions of Latin peoples to the United States. The celebration from September 15 to October 15 frames the independence days of Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua), Mexico and Chile. The Spanish national day is included too. … [Read more...] about Hispanic Heritage Month NYC 2022 is a Celebration of the Global Heritage of the Americas
Central and South Andean communities celebrate Pachamama on August 1, but preparations start the eve before. Pachamama Pachamama is the Quechuan and Aymaran name for Mother Earth. It literally means world mother, but also refers to her spirit. If you need equivalence to understand, she is the Andean Virgin Mary. We respect her all year long, but especially on August … [Read more...] about Celebrate Pachamama, the Andean New Year That Honors Mother Earth!
The Hispanic Day Parade NYC 2022 is one of the highlights of NYC's Hispanic Heritage Month celebration of Hispanic Latinx culture. There are 21 Spanish-speaking countries in the world. Several more share some Hispanic Heritage from the Colonial Era. Hispanic Day Parade NYC 2022 The parade is actually a series of events. The Hispanic Day Parade's El Gran Noche … [Read more...] about The Hispanic Day Parade NYC 2022 (Desfile de la Hispanidad) Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month on Fifth Avenue!
The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 in Jackson Heights is a grand Hispanic Heritage Month celebration of the many Latin cultures in Queens. The borough is the most diverse urban area on Earth. The parade celebrates folkloric traditions with floats, music and lots more. Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 marches on 37th Avenue from 69th St to … [Read more...] about The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 is Back in Jackson Heights
Junta Hispana 2022 is a family-oriented street fair of Latin culture with food, music, dance and folklore from 20 Spanish-speaking countries. It is sort of a Latin World's Fair. It's even on the Flushing Meadows Corona Park location of the 1964 New York World's Fair. There is entertainment for kids and grown-ups too. There's a children's play area, art center and coloring … [Read more...] about Junta Hispana 2022 is Back in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Bolivian Independence Day commemorates the signing of a Declaration of Independence from Spain in what is now Chuquisaca, Bolivia on August 6, 1825. This was the beginning of the end of the Bolivian War of Independence. The next Bolivian Independence Day is Sunday, August 6, 2022. Bolivian Independence Bolivian independence is complicated because it took a long time … [Read more...] about Celebrate Bolivian Independence Day!
The 59th New York Film Festival 2021 is the older and more European of NYC's two biggest film festivals. 59th New York Film Festival 2021 The 59th New York Film Festival 2021 is at Film at Lincoln Center for two and a half weeks: Sep 24 - Oct 10, 2021. From $17. filmlinc.org The Festival opens with The Tragedy of Macbeth by Joel Coen at Alice Tully Hall and all Film … [Read more...] about The 59th New York Film Festival 2021 is Back Live With Almodóvar’s “Parallel Mothers”
Fashion Designers of Latin America show Spring/Summer 2022 Collections during New York Fashion Week at Lavan541 in Chelsea, Manhattan on September 8-9, 2021. fdla.co (invitation only) Fashion Designers of Latin American September 2021 This year's designers include: Agatha Ruiz de la Prada agatharuizdelaprada.com 🇪🇸 Carlos Sierra @scierradesigner 🇻🇪 Custo … [Read more...] about Fashion Designers of Latin America September 2021 Walks Downtown
The Latino Experience, a three-episode showcase of short films exploring Latin identity and culture, premieres on PBS over three Tuesdays from July 6-20, 2021 at 9pm ET. thirteen.org In New York City, the PBS station is WNET PBS Thirteen. In New Jersey, it's NJ PBS. It looks like the episodes will remain available for streaming. If there is one takeaway from this … [Read more...] about The Latino Experience on PBS is Really The American Experience
The 8th Americas Film Festival New York is virtual at taffny.com from June 21-27, 2021. FREE with registration. Screenings are available in the Tri-State region (NY, NJ and CT). Americas Film Festival New York 2021 The Festival is a co-production of the Center for Worker Education at CUNY (City University of New York) in Hamilton Heights, Instituto Cervantes NY in Midtown … [Read more...] about Americas Film Festival New York 2021 Screens the Latin World
The 6th Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema 2021 film festival is virtual at filmlinc.org Wednesday, March 31 - April 12, 2021. $12 or $80 for an All-Access Pass. This year's festival brings the stories of women, Indigenous, African and LGBTQ Latin Americans to center stage. Neighboring Scenes is one of New York's most important Latin film festivals. It … [Read more...] about The Neighboring Scenes 2021 Film Festival Puts Latin America on Your Screen
The SXSW 2021 festival goes virtual at sxsw.com on Tuesday-Saturday, March 16-20, 2021. It's a film/music/comedy festival, and one of the places where people go to see what's new and to be seen. In normal times, many international artists go to SXSW and then come to New York City. That won't be happening much this year, but since the season is virtual, we can all get in on … [Read more...] about SXSW 2021 Goes Virtual with SOB’s, Gotham Comedy Club & The Stand
Neighboring Scenes at Film at Lincoln Center presented with Cinema Tropical is one of New York City's most important Latin film festivals. Full schedule and tickets $15 at Filmlinc.org 5th Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema The 5th Neighboring Scenes film festival is at Film at Lincoln Center over President's Day Weekend from Friday-Tuesday, February … [Read more...] about Neighboring Scenes: New Latin American Cinema 2020
Bolivian Consulate New York City 800 Second Ave #430, New York, NY 10017 (between 42nd & 43rd St) Midtown East, Manhattan (212) 687-0530 Monday-Friday 9:30am - 2pm … [Read more...] about Bolivian Consulate NYC
The Hispanic Day Parade is an opportunity for the twenty-one Hispanic communities to share our heritage with our children, recognize contributions to society, and have a little fun. 55th Hispanic Day Parade The 55th Hispanic Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th St to 77th St in Midtown, Manhattan on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 11am to 4pm. FREE What is … [Read more...] about Hispanic Day Parade 2019
New York City's Bolivian Parade is a celebration of Bolivian culture. 9th Bolivian Parade of New York Launch Sunday, May 26, 2019 ~ The Bolivian Parade launches with a fashion show in the Unisphere Gallery at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11am. FREE Bolivian Parade Sunday, October 27, 2019 ~ The Parade marches on 37th Avenue from … [Read more...] about Bolivian Parade 2019 Desfile Boliviano de New York
The 74th UN General Assembly is at the United Nations in Midtown East, Manhattan from September 17-30, 2019. The High-Level General Debate begins September 24. Due to heavy traffic and security, Midtown East is best avoided during this time. Politicians get together every year to work on the problems of the world. In classic political speech, the meeting is called … [Read more...] about 74th UN General Assembly looks for global solutions to global problems
The annual Junta Hispana festival is a Hispanic street fair for the entire family with entertainment, family games, food and kiosks from twenty Hispanic countries. The kiosk or street fair booth is a traditional type of business in the Caribbean and many Latin countries. A kiosk is sort of a beach shack or surf shack. #JuntaHispana Junta Hispana 2019 The 2019 … [Read more...] about Junta Hispana 2019
Quechua is an Indigenous language family of the Peruvian Andes and Andes communities in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador. It was the language of the ancient Inca Empire. The use of Quechua spread beyond the Inca lands throughout the Andes. Like many elements of Indigenous culture, the use of Quechua was once suppressed as a means of control. Today it is … [Read more...] about Quechua, the Inca Language of the Indigenous Andes
The Tribeca Film Festival is at Spring Studios in Tribeca and other venues across Manhattan daily, April 24 to May 5, 2019. Tribeca is one of New York City's two major film festivals and has a reach that extends beyond film. Get tickets at www.tribecafilm.com 18th Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Opening Night The Festival opens with Roger Ross Williams new HBO documentary The … [Read more...] about Tribeca Film Festival 2019
The 4th Neighboring Scenes film festival of new Latin American movies is at Film Society of Lincoln Center, daily, February 22-26, 2019. From $12 Neighboring Scenes is co-presented by Film Society and Cinema Tropical. 4th Neighboring Scenes 2019 https://youtu.be/UwwHFCvjr5g The Festival is screening thirteen movies and a shorts program. The shorts program looks especially … [Read more...] about Neighboring Scenes 2019
The Fall 2018 Latin American Art auction at Christie's in Rockefeller Center, Manhattan is Tuesday-Wednesday, November 20-21, 2018. The auction exhibition is on view from Saturday-Tuesday, November 17-20, 2018. Go see the exhibition. It is a museum-quality education in Latin American art. The auction sold $19,268,125 of art. The Diego Rivera "Communeros de Paris" (1928) … [Read more...] about Christie’s Latin American Art auction Fall 2018
The 2018 Queens Bolivian Day Parade marches up 37th Avenue, from 69th to 86th St, in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 12 noon to 1 pm. Bolivian Day Parade You may think you are watching a flashy parade, but you are actually seeing an expression of our ancient heritage mixed with Spanish influences. We are proud of our Indigenous roots and happy to be … [Read more...] about Queens Bolivian Day Parade 2018 Desfile Boliviano