National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 Recap
September 15th marks the onset of Hispanic Heritage Month, held to recognize and celebrate the achievements and accomplishment of Hispanic leaders and the Hispanic community in the United States. This month, we reaffirm our commitment to supporting Hispanic-owned businesses and fostering strong ties between Hispanic and non-Hispanic entities.
Event Highlights Recap
September 16-17: Hispanic Heritage Month Family Festival
The National Museum of the American Latino celebrated the opening of the museum’s gallery opening and commemorate 25 years of Latinidad at the Smithsonian. The program included a Dance Party Friday, Sept. 16, and a Family Day and Concert Saturday, Sept 17.
September 16: The Art of Looking: Lola Álvarez Bravo’s portrait of Frida Kahlo
Lola Álvarez Bravo’s Frida Kahlo is the inspiration for this interactive conversation. Participants shares their observations, interpretations, questions, and ideas, and built on their first impressions to broaden your understanding of this work of art.
September 17: Concert with Andean and Latin Fusion Band RAYMI
Participants commemorated the end of summer with a concert by the Andean and Latin fusion band RAYMI (meaning “feast” or “celebration” in Quechua). The group’s passion for its Andean roots is reflected in its music, which combines traditional Peruvian instruments, such as zampoñas, mosceños, quenas, and tarkas, with contemporary instruments.
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