Post Tagged with: "Salvadoran-American Day Festival"

Celebrating the 12th Salvadorian-American Day Festival (Photo via Noticia Long Island)

Long Island Celebrates Its 12th Salvadoran-American Day

Central American, Culture, Long Island August 13, 2018 at 2:21 pm

Long Island celebrated its 12th Salvadoran-American Day Festival in a massive event in Hempstead that included messages of support for immigrants and TPS beneficiaries, Noticia Long Island reports.

A Tribuna Hispana reporter was denied access to the VIP area at the Salvadoran-American Day Festival. (Via http://festivaldelsalvadoreno.com/)

An Accusation of Censorship at Salvadoran Festival

Culture, Media, Politics August 14, 2012 at 4:29 pm

After an editorial that criticized the financial oversight of the Salvadoran-American Day Festival on Long Island, one of La Tribuna Hispana’s photojournalists was denied access to the VIP area at the festival earlier this month in Hempstead. The publication is now accusing the festival’s organizers of censorship.

(Photo from La Tribuna Hispana)

Celebrating Salvadoran-American Day With Personal Stories

Immigration, Latino August 6, 2012 at 4:51 pm

In honor of the 6th annual Salvadoran-American Day, La Tribuna Hispana shares stories from Salvadoran-Americans whose pursuit of a better life in a new country resulted in very different outcomes.

Livio “Tony” Rosario, member of the Hempstead Board of Trustees (Via La Tribuna Hispana)

Opinion: Financial Improprieties at Summer Cultural Festivals?

Culture, Opinion July 26, 2012 at 2:32 pm

On Long Island, a local official and La Tribuna Hispana suggest that the finances and organization of the 6th Salvadoran American Day Festival are suspect. Beyond this festival, the editorial raises questions about the oversight and benefits of cultural festivals, which often cost taxpayers tens of thousands in public safety and overtime costs.

It's not just schools, youth groups and synagogues. (Photo by Esther Rabinowitz, via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Voices in Focus: Parades to Plan For

Culture, Latino June 1, 2012 at 1:33 pm

With summer upon us, it’s time to plan for parade season. The diverse parades listed below were featured in the ethnic and community press this week — the first of many over the next few months. Mark your calendars!