Latinos in Hollywood
The acknowledgment of the diversity that Latino actors bring to the entertainment industry is put in motion with this photo exhibit. The Latino actors that often go unappreciated are placed in the spotlight, particularly Anthony Quinn whose film will be screened during the event. An expert on film history will present an article to commemorate and remember Quinn’s life.
Noche at the Library
In partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library, Latino Heritage LA hosted the first Noche at the Library. The adult-only event featured cocktails and readings by Latino authors in celebration of Latino Heritage Month.
Taste of Xocoatl
The Taste of Xocoatl festival brought all sorts of chocolatiers. and other pastry chefs to showcase their product. Although the festival had a variety of foods made with chocolate, it was not limited to food. There also was live music performances, as well as activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Latino LA Festival
Latino Heritage LA, United Wilmington Youth Foundation, and Los Angeles Councilmember Joe Buscaino at the 30-acre Wilmington Water Park for a festival that had something for everyone. Kids enjoyed rock climbing, arts and crafts, face painting and an obstacle course throughout the day while adults enjoyed the Car show.
The Annual El Grito! Mexican Independence Day Celebration and the September Independence Days of Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. El Grito de Dolores marks the beginning of the. Mexican War of Independence and is celebrated each year on September 15th. September is also Independence Day for; Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. For more than twenty years, the celebration of El Grito has been sponsored by the City of Los Angeles. This celebration entertains residents and television views with a reenactment of the historic cry and bell ringing, and features live musical entertainment on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall.
Dia De Los Muertos Children’s Event
Fun-filled and educational events for families to learn the art of pinata-making and the game of Loteria, while also discovering the meaning of the tradition of Dia De Los Muertos. A master artist will give a short lecture on the history of the tradition, host fun games of Loteria for great prizes, and teach families how to build and creatively decorate their own pinatas.
Latino Heritage LA City Hall Launch
Latino Heritage LA was officially launched in 2016 at LA City Hall as part of a City of Los Angeles project that celebrated Latino culture with events open to all Angelinos.
Latinos De Hoy
Latinos de Hoy Awards celebrated the bicultural excellence in the Latino community. It recognized leadership and cultural consciousness in professionalism in a variety of sectors and industries.
Viva Los Dodgers / Stadium Express Fiestas
Event featured free activities open to the public to help promote Metro’s Stadium Express that departed from Union Station and transported fans to the Stadium free of charge for all ticket-holders. LHLA invited the public to celebrate LA Dodger games with music, prizes and more at the Stadium Express.
Fall into Literacy
Funded by the United Way, Fall into Literacy exposed children and families to the wonderful world of bilingual literacy in a book festival. The event featured incredible books great for the whole family that also encouraged Spanish language in households.
THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS:
Jarritos, Boston Beer, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Loteria Grill, Del Real, Angry Orchard, Los Angeles World Airports, Department of Recreation & Parks, LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Public Library, The Port of Los Angeles, Councilmember Jose Huizar, Mayor Eric Garcetti
Learn more about upcoming sponsorship opportunities:
323-254-2020 or Jennifer@LatinoHeritage.LA