Post Tagged with: "Peru"

The Peruvian Condor Flies over NYC This Week

The Peruvian Condor Flies over NYC This Week

Culture, Latino April 22, 2019 at 5:02 pm

Bringing together traditional Peruvian music and a symphonic orchestra, “El Cóndor Pasa: Andean Hope” will premier in Manhattan this Thursday, Queens Latino reports.

Musical Based on ‘El Cóndor Pasa’ Premieres in NYC

Musical Based on ‘El Cóndor Pasa’ Premieres in NYC

Culture, Latino, Manhattan February 27, 2019 at 3:32 pm

“El Cóndor Pasa Esperanza Andina,” by Peruvian composer and director Dante Valdéz, will premiere at Manhattan’s Skirball Center, Impacto Latino reports.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

From the Jungle to NJ: A Celebration of Amazonian Heritage

Culture, Metro Area, South American June 18, 2018 at 3:08 pm

Peruvian artisans, artists and entrepreneurs will display products and traditions from the Amazon basin at the 4th Amazonian Festival, Reporte Hispano reports.  

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

‘Marinera’ Dance Contest in Newark Sends Winners to Peru

Culture, Metro Area, South American May 8, 2017 at 2:29 pm

A Peruvian traditional dance contest held in Newark last weekend chose eight couples who will participate in an international dance competition in Peru, Reporte Hispano reports.

An Alianza Popular event in New Jersey (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Peruvian Presidential Campaign in Full Swing in NJ

Metro Area, Politics, South American March 29, 2016 at 11:19 am

The Peruvian election has the country’s political parties working nonstop to reach 80,000 potential voters in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Reporte Hispano reports.

Celebrating Peruvian Independence Day in Paterson, New Jersey. (Photo by B.C. Lorio, Creative Commons license)

NJ Peruvians Will Vote at Red Bull Arena

Latino, Politics March 16, 2016 at 3:21 pm

With a large turnout expected, Peruvians in New Jersey will for the first time cast their vote for their country’s general election at Red Bull Arena, Reporte Hispano reports.

Luis Miguel Castilla, ambassador to Peru in Washington (fifth from the left), attended the official launching of the Congressional Caucus on Peru. (Photo courtesy of Roberto Curitomai via El Diario)

U.S. Peruvians Create Caucus Seeking Political Power

Government, Metro Area, South American August 2, 2016 at 3:36 pm

A large New York delegation helped create earlier this month the Peruvian American Political Organization, the first Peruvian caucus in the U.S., to improve political representation, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Sara Van and Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo at the Queens Council on the Arts on July 1 (Photo courtesy of QCA)

A Literary Feast in Astoria

The Queens Council on the Arts series Wordfeast concluded July 1 with a presentation by Peruvian writer and Astoria resident Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo, with help from Peruvian singer Sara Van.

Chef Wong's name has become synonymous with Peru's most popular dish. (Photo courtesy of Héctor Castañeda via El Diario.)

World’s Best Ceviche Chef Has ‘No Secrets’

Food, South American January 15, 2015 at 12:52 pm

The recipient of a recent award in Stamford, CT, chef Javier Wong is interviewed by El Diario.

Protestors against President Rafael Correa in front of the New York Hall of Science in Queens (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario).

Activists Protest Ecuador’s President in Queens

Environment, Latino, Politics, Queens, South American April 14, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Demonstrators against Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa during his visit to New York protested against political repression in Ecuador and oil exploitation in the Amazon, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Martha Maffei: Advocate for Long Island Latinas

Martha Maffei: Advocate for Long Island Latinas

Latino, Long Island, Social Services, Women January 2, 2014 at 2:24 pm

Once a social worker in Peru, Martha Maffei has helped immigrant women who are isolated, unemployed or in crisis in Long Island communities, reports Zaira Cortes of El Diario La Prensa.

Sun Festival Seeks Harmony in the Americas

Sun Festival Seeks Harmony in the Americas

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Traditions August 28, 2013 at 5:25 pm

The Inti Raymi festival in Union Square united the various peoples of the Americas, reports El Diario.

Westchester to Sample a Taste of Peru

Westchester to Sample a Taste of Peru

Culture, Food, Latino, South American June 19, 2013 at 4:08 pm

The smell of spiced meats cooking under hot stones will waft through the air and the tang of seafood “cooked” in lime juice will tantalize palates in Rye Brook this weekend at the first Peruvian gastronomic event in the history of Westchester County.

‘Cultural Cocktail’ of Music and Dance in Flushing

‘Cultural Cocktail’ of Music and Dance in Flushing

African, Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, Voices' Picks May 21, 2013 at 4:15 pm

Flushing Town Hall has launched a Cultural Crossroads Series intended to help cultivate an appreciation and dialogue between different communities by mixing the music and dance of two cultures people don’t normally associate with one another. Last Friday, it was Peru with Afro-pop.

Diaspora: The Global Trafficking of Culture

Culture, In the News April 12, 2012 at 3:56 pm

In these last days of Passover, with its themes of exodus and exile, an article published in Spanish last month in Long Island Al Día about how diasporas work offered some relevant food for thought. Although the writer, Jorge Yeshayahu Gonzales-Lara, focuses his attention on the Peruvian diaspora, much of what he says also applies to other immigrant groups