Afro-Latino Fest NYC 2019 is this weekend
The Afro-Latino Festival of New York celebrates the contributions that people of African descent from Latin America and the Caribbean have made to our city and the global culture as a whole.
The summer cultural event continues to attract a wide array 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.
Our 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 UN (2015-2024) and its principles of "Justice", "Recognition", and "Development."
NYC's Afro-Latino Festival returns this weekend (July 12 & 13) for its seventh year. It takes place across both indoor and outdoor stages at City Point Studios in Downtown Brooklyn with a tribute concert to Tite Curet Alonso and the African Roots, dance, drum sessions, markets, vendors, games, karaoke, DJs, and more.
Performers include José Alberto "El Canario," Felipe Luciano, Nina Vicious, Bobbito Garcia, Flor de Toloache, Coco + Breezy, DJ Stakz, Making Movies, Oscar Nñ, Ashley Venom, C Devone, Oxymorrons, Los Bleachers, Sabine Blaizin, Dos Flakos, DJ Velcro, DJ Don, DJ Buka, Ritmo Equis, Sucio Smash, DJ Tahleim, Nino Augustine, Diomara, Tadia, Bombazo Dance co, Khalil, and KingkongMx.
Watch a recap video of the 2018 edition: