The New York Film Festival 2023 is the 61st edition of one of the longest-running and most respected film festivals in the United States. New York is a film city. The American film industry began here. New York is also closer to Europe than a lot of the US, so the festival leans European as well. But it also shows great Latin films, and seems close to the small, but vibrant … [Read more...] about The 61st New York Film Festival Screens the Heartbeat of New World Cinema
The Armory Show 2023 is New York City's big fall contemporary art fair. It anchors the Armory Week cluster of contemporary art fairs, and is currently run by a leadership team of women. The fair was acquired this year by Frieze, a London art magazine and art fair producer. Frieze produces the Frieze art fair which anchors New York's Frieze Week cluster of contemporary art … [Read more...] about The Armory Show Brings International Latin and African Galleries to New York
NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 is a popular 2-for-1 ticket promotion to Broadway shows. Some people plan their New York visits around NYC Broadway Week. We recommend that you purchase upgraded tickets. Some of the general tickets don't have the best views. It's still a great deal! NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 2-for-1 tickets go on sale … [Read more...] about NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 Offers 2-for-1 Tickets to Great Latin Broadway
Our Lady of Regla is a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary venerated in: Virgin of Regla in Cuba In Cuba, the Virgin is venerated at the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla, (Church of Our Lady of Regla) in Regla, Havana, Cuba. Regla is an Afro-Cuban neighborhood famous for its music. Her feast day is September 7. Every year the faithful gather for a procession. … [Read more...] about Celebrate the Virgin of Regla!
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023, the top women's soccer tournament, is in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20, 2023. Qualifying Latin Teams International soccer is organized into regional federations. CONCACAF is the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. CONMEBOL is the Confederación Sudamamericana de … [Read more...] about FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Elevates International Women’s Soccer
The Philippine Independence Day Parade NYC 2023 marches down Madison Avenue from Murray Hill to a street fair and cultural festival next to Madison Square Park in NoMad, on Sunday, June 4, 2023, from 12-2pm. The complete celebration runs from 8am - 6pm. FREE! 🇵🇭 This is the world's largest Philippine Independence Day Parade outside of the Philippines. The first parade was in … [Read more...] about The Philippine Independence Day Parade NYC 2023 Ends at a Filipino Street Fair and Cultural Festival
The PEN World Voices Festival 2023 brings international writers and thinkers into conversation in New York City. It was founded in 2004 by Salmon Rushdie, Michael Roberts and Esther Allen to counter the American tendency towards isolation. The PEN America organization seeks to protect free expression in the United States by promoting both literature and human rights. It is … [Read more...] about PEN World Voices Festival 2023 is Mightier Than the Sword
Our world is changing, but everyone still has a mom. Mother's Day in New York City 2023 The Latin way would be that everyone goes to Mom's house or a kid's house and we cook, eat, drink, talk, maybe dance a little, and that's about it. We just have a house party. But there are some things that your Mom might enjoy this year in New York City. Spanish Harlem … [Read more...] about Happy Mother’s Day NYC 2023!
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
Rum is the spirit of the Caribbean. It is generally made from fermented molasses left over from sugar production, or from sugarcane juice. National Rum Day National Rum Day is August 16. The next one is Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Rum Rum is liquor distilled from sugarcane molasses. Molasses are a concentrated syrup byproduct of the sugar-making process. After … [Read more...] about Celebrate National Rum Day and the Spirit of the Caribbean!
The New York Marathon 2022 brings about 50,000 runners from around the world to all five New York City boroughs (counties). Cheering for thousands of people as they run past is a pretty good feeling. Everyone gets pumped up. If you're not running, it's fun to have lunch somewhere on the marathon route. First Avenue in Manhattan has many restaurants. It may seem silly, … [Read more...] about New York Marathon 2022 is Fun to Run and Fun to Watch
American Ballet Theatre's 2022 Fall Season brings Ratmansky's "Whipped Cream," Ashton's "The Dream," Ratmansky's "The Seasons," the World Premiere of Rudd's "Lifted" with an All-Black cast, Jessica Lang's "Children's Songs Dance," and Kylián's "Sinfonietta" to the David H Koch Theater in Lincoln Center. American Ballet Theatre 2022 Fall Season American Ballet Theatre's … [Read more...] about American Ballet Theatre 2022 Fall Season at the David H Koch Theater Features the World Premiere of “Lifted” with an All-Black Cast
Day of the Dead NYC 2022 (Día de los Muertos) is a family tradition of remembering ancestors and tending their graves. There is nothing bad or scary about it. As a blend of American and European traditions, the celebration takes many forms around the world, including in Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Philippines, and Spain. Depending on the country, … [Read more...] about Day of the Dead NYC 2022 Día de los Muertos is a Three-Day Family Celebration of Life
Ceviche is raw seafood cured with fresh lemon or lime juice. As a raw dish, it is not actually cooked. The citric acids in the juices break down seafood proteins in the same way that cooking does. Our favorite ceviche restaurant in New York City used to call the juices tiger milk. It was rich like you would imagine tiger milk to be. A traditional recipe uses ocean fish … [Read more...] about Celebrate National Ceviche Day 2023!
The Mid-Autumn Festival is an Asian harvest tradition. It's a time to visit family, give thanks for the past year, and pray or hope for good fortune in the coming year. Like most human culture, many of the traditions began as rituals of faith, but evolved into secular folk traditions. This is a Pan-Asian tradition. It has Chinese roots, but is celebrated across East and … [Read more...] about Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival, the East Asian Harvest Tradition
The 20th Drums Along the Hudson 2022 Native American and Multicultural drum festival is at Inwood Hills Park in Inwood, Manhattan on Sun, Jun 5, 2022 from 11am - 6pm. Free. drumsalongthehudson.org 🇺🇸🇧🇷🇬🇪🇲🇽🇰🇷 Drums Along the Hudson 2022 This is basically a Pow-Wow (Native American gathering) on the site of Manhattan's Lenape village in what is now Inwood Hills Park. It … [Read more...] about Drums Along the Hudson Celebrates Native American and Global Drum Traditions
NYC's Philippine Independence Day Parade 2022 marches down Madison Avenue from Murray Hill to the Philippine Independence Day Street Fair and Cultural Festival in NoMad, Manhattan on Sun, Jun 5, 2022 from 8am to 6pm. Free. pidci.org 🇵🇭 [NOTE: We don't consider ourselves Latin, but after being colonized by Spaniards for about 300 years, we share some Latin culture.] The … [Read more...] about NYC’s Philippine Independence Day Parade 2022 is Back with a Street Fair & Culture Festival
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2022 screens movies from around the world that highlight the challenges we face as one planet and one people. Human rights used to be a little on the fringe, but the climate, ecological and social issues that we face today make human rights a core issue. Somehow it is all tied together. In our Indigenous state, we have a symbiotic … [Read more...] about The Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2022 is More Relevant Than Ever
The Philippines has two independence days: one from Spain and another from the United States. Philippines Independence Day celebrates the Filipino declaration of independence from Spain on June 12, 1898. The Philippines gained independence from the United States on July 4, 1946. The Story of Philippine Independence Day The Philippines is a rich mix of Pacific, East … [Read more...] about Celebrate Philippines Independence Day!
NYC's Philippine Independence Day Parade 2021 is virtual on Facebook live @pidciofficial on Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 11:45am - 4pm. FREE The Philippine community excels in health care. Thank you for your service. Philippine Independence Day Parade 2021 It all takes place on Sunday, June 6, 2021. This year's theme is "Samasamang Bumabangon Bilang Isang Lahi" … [Read more...] about Philippine Independence Day Parade 2021 is Virtual
Ballet Hispanico's 2019 New York season explores the connections between the Latinx and Asian diasporas at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan, Tuesday-Sunday, March 26-31, 2019. From $20 Ballet Hispánico 2019 New York Season Ballet Hispánico presents another exciting season with a twist on an Annabelle Lopez Ochoa (Colombian-Belgian) restaging and world premieres … [Read more...] about Ballet Hispánico stretches Latino horizons at The Joyce