Post Tagged with: "Puerto Rican Day Parade"

The one-star flag flew proudly at the parade, which marched along Fifth Avenue. (Photo by Ramón Vera via El Diario)

Celebrating Boricua Pride with Focus on María Recovery Efforts

Culture, Manhattan, Puerto Rican June 11, 2018 at 9:16 pm

The 61st annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade paid special tribute to the heroes of the island’s recovery, and railed against Trump, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Corazon Aguirre/Brooklyn Media Group via Brooklyn Reporter)

Sunset Park Puerto Rican Parade to Recognize María Relief Efforts

Culture, Puerto Rican, Queens May 29, 2018 at 4:41 pm

The fourth annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in Sunset Park will recognize local relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane María, reports Brooklyn Reporter.

Some of the Puerto Rican figures who will be honored at the NPRDP, next to Carmen Maldonado, mayor of the town of Morovis. (Photo via El Diario)

Puerto Rican Parade to Honor Post-María Rebuilding Efforts

New York, Puerto Rican May 1, 2018 at 5:21 pm

The 61st National Puerto Rican Day Parade In New York will honor recovery efforts after Hurricane María, as well as such personalities as Lucecita Benítez, Danny Rivera, Jorge Posada and Carlos Beltrán, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Melvin Audaz)

Why I Marched on 5th Avenue with a Machete and a Clown Nose

Culture, Featured Posts, Puerto Rican June 12, 2017 at 11:01 pm

Street theater artists from Puerto Rico, joined by some Puerto Ricans in New York, offered a special form of protest at the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11.

A scene from last year's Puerto Rican Day Parade in Sunset Park. (Photo via Brooklyn Media Group)

A More Authentic Puerto Rican Day Parade in Sunset Park?

Brooklyn, Puerto Rican, Traditions June 6, 2017 at 3:01 pm

The third annual Sunset Park Puerto Rican Parade will offer a less commercial opportunity to celebrate the island’s culture – and to consider its colonial status, organizers say in Brooklyn Reporter.

Boricuas celebrating their culture during an earlier National Puerto Rican Day Parade (Photo via El Diario)

Organizers Denounce ‘Destructive Campaign’ Against Puerto Rican Parade

New York, Puerto Rican, Traditions June 2, 2017 at 8:00 am

As Oscar López Rivera, a nationalist at the center of the controversy over his role in the Puerto Rican Day Parade, stepped aside as honoree, an organizer denounced a politically motivated campaign to damage the parade, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Boricuas at the 32BJ SEIU headquarters (Photo via El Diario)

Show of Support for Embattled Puerto Rican Day Parade Board

Culture, Manhattan, Puerto Rican May 23, 2017 at 4:35 pm

As the National Puerto Rican Day Parade keeps losing sponsors, a group of Puerto Ricans rallied yesterday in support of the board’s controversial decision to honor Oscar López-Rivera, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The public danced and enjoyed the event. (Photo via Impacto New York)

Puerto Ricans Kick Off Parade Festivities at Bronx Festival

Bronx, Culture, Puerto Rican June 6, 2016 at 4:31 pm

Thousands gathered at the traditional 152nd Street Cultural Festival in the Bronx to dance to the Puerto Rican rhythms of bomba, plena, salsa and reggaetón, Impacto New York reports.

(Photo courtesy of El Grito de Sunset Park via Home Reporter)

Sunset Park Puerto Rican Parade to Remember Longtime Resident

Culture, Puerto Rican, Queens June 1, 2016 at 4:12 pm

Sunset Park’s second annual Puerto Rican Day Parade and Festival will honor Yvonne Cruz, who played a large part in organizing the first Puerto Rican Day parade in the Brooklyn neighborhood in decades, writes Home Reporter.

(Photo via El Diario)

Puerto Rican Day Parade Takes on Debt Crisis, LGBT Issues

Culture, Manhattan, Puerto Rican May 11, 2016 at 6:10 pm

The 59th National Puerto Rican Day Parade will provide a platform to educate the public about the island’s crisis, and honor LGBT activists, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Puerto Ricans took over Fifth Avenue during their annual parade. (Photo by Víctor M. Matos via El Diario)

Celebration and Political Protests at Puerto Rican Day Parade

Culture, Manhattan, Puerto Rican June 13, 2016 at 3:27 pm

The 59th National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday was a celebration of the island’s culture, while many protested the recent federal legislation to address its fiscal crisis, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Edgardo Miranda-Rodríguez's comic book seeks to educate people about Puerto Rico's economic crisis. (Photo by William Alatriste, provided to El Diario)

La Borinqueña: A Superheroine for All Puerto Ricans

Bronx, Puerto Rican, Women June 10, 2016 at 5:55 pm

New York artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodríguez will unveil female superhero “La Borinqueña” at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Pride, Joy and Political Demands at Puerto Rican Day Parade

Manhattan, Puerto Rican, Traditions June 15, 2015 at 3:40 pm

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade offered a mix of raucous celebration and social and political activism, El Diario reports.

Behind the Mask: Artists Explore Puerto Rico’s Afro-Latino Heritage

 Puerto Rican artists explore the history and mythology of vejigante masks.

Behind the Mask: Artists Explore Puerto Rico’s Afro-Latino Heritage

Puerto Rican artists explore the history and mythology of vejigante masks.

Twelve members of musical ensemble Tuna Mayagüezana played at the Catholic mass. (Photo by Víctor Matos via El Diario)

Emotional Mass Precedes National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Manhattan, Religion, Traditions June 8, 2015 at 7:37 pm

A music-filled mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral kicked off the week leading to the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, El Diario reports.