The Afro Latino Festival of New York celebrates the contributions that people of African descent from Latin America and the Caribbean have made to NYC and the global culture as a whole. Now in its third year, the summer cultural event attracts a wide arrange of artists, both local and international, as well as entrepreneurs, academics and community leaders. With conferences, culinary presentations and artistic showcases, the festival highlights the work, values and issues important to the Afro Latino community. The mission is to provide a networking space to pay tribute to the African roots of people from Latin America and the Caribbean. The festival commemorates the International Decade for People of African Descent declared by the U.N (2015-2024) and its principles of “justice”, “recognition” and “development”.
For more info and to purchase tickets : http://www.afrolatinofestnyc.com
You won’t want to miss this fun-filled weekend!