Hispanic Day Parade in new York city: what, where, when?

Hispanic Day Parade в Нью-Йорке: что, где, когда?

Hispanic Day Parade in new York city: what, where, when?

Author: Natalia Osmolovskaya

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Hispanic Day Parade news new York

This weekend, many residents and visitors to new York waited for a month, which was held under the auspices of celebrating the cultural heritage of Spanish-speaking countries. This Sunday, October 14, will be the culmination of colourful and ambitious Latin American parade Hispanic Day Parade.

What is it? A little on the history

In the 60-ies of the last century for the first time raises the question of whether to organize a separate festival dedicated to the culture, traditions and significant contribution to the public life of the United States of those Americans whose ancestors came from Latin American and Spanish-speaking countries.

In 1968, the 36th U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signs a decree that a whole week of autumn at the national level was devoted to Latin heritage.

Hispanic Day Parade в Нью-Йорке: что, где, когда?
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In 1988, President Ronald Reagan issued a decree increases the celebration of this event to a whole month.

Traditionally, the national month of Hispanic heritage takes place from 15 September to 15 October. And this period is not accidental. The fact that the September 15 Independence Day celebrating several Central American countries: Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, September 16 — Mexico, September 18 — Chile, 28 September — Nicaragua. October 12 Independence Day celebrates the Spanish of Equatorial Guinea (Central Africa), a member of the so-called

Hispanidad is a multiethnic community of peoples and States in which Spanish language plays an important role in communicating and shaping culture. The second Monday of October, the United States, traditionally, notes has already become controversial for many Americans, Columbus Day — this year it fell on October 8. Hispanic Day Parade always ends the celebration of National Hispanic heritage month and falls on the Sunday before or after the celebration of Columbus Day.

Where and when Latin American parade will take place in new York?

54th colorful celebration will start at noon local time on Sunday 14 October 2018, the parade will start on Fifth Avenue and 44th Street (Midtown, Manhattan) and proceed towards the Upper East side to Fifth Avenue and 77th Street.

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It is worth to note that from 12 to 17 hours will be blocked some streets.

For the formation of the parade:

  • 43rd Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 44th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 45th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 46th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 47th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue

For the movement of the parade:

  • 5th Avenue between 43rd Street and 66th Street

To disperse the participants of the parade:

  • 5th Avenue between 66th Street and 72nd Street
  • 67th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 69th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

And also:

  • 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 60th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Hispanic Day Parade held in new York since 1985. It is home to the largest Hispanic Latin American Diaspora. According to the census of population for 2017 in the Big Apple, more than 2.5 million inhabitants (29% of the total) identify themselves as Hispanic.

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