A Block Party for the World
Bite into a crunchy bacalaito washed down with Colombian coffee sweetened with French pastries as the kids go rock-climbing, meet the animals at the petting zoo, or ride a real pony. And then there’s the music.
A marching band booms, the Multicultural Kids Band takes the big stage followed by Zumba, Afro-Latin hip hop, Latin jazz w/ Afro-Lateens, poetry, and rap while Emily Surtrees’classic R&B soul rocks the block before the big finale with Zon del Barrio featuring special guests: Fania All-Star, Nicky Marreroand La Yoli,singing the songs of her mother, La Lupe.
Union Settlement’s 27th Annual Ethnic Festival kicks off the warm weather celebrations of East Harlem highlighting the neighborhood’s unique cultures through music, dance, arts & crafts, ethnic cuisine and educational activities for all. A large variety of multi-cultural entertainment will be offered on an outdoor stage, dozens of local vendors and exhibitors will line the streets, and activities for all age groups will take place throughout the day, attracting thousands of New Yorkers.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
11am - 5pm
East 104th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10029
AURORA Y ZON DEL BARRIO FEAT. NICKY MARRERO, FANIA ALL-STAR & La Yoli interpreting the music of her mother: La Lupe
• THE AFRO-LATINEERS • PONY RIDES • SLIME ZONE • DESIGNER POP UP SHOP • MARCHING BAND • CRAFT COLUMBIAN COFFEE • MULTICULTURAL CUISINE • R&B SINGER EMILIE SURTEES • FACE PAINTING • FUNIKI JAM MULTICULTURAL KIDS BAND • ROCK CLIMBING TOWER • CIRCA '95 AFRO LATIN HIP HOP • ART AND CRAFT MAKING • LIVE MURAL PAINTING • BOUNCE HOUSE • JEWELRY SALE • UPTOWN DANCE ACADEMY • ZUMBA • STREET VENDORS • STEM ACTIVITIES • PETTING ZOO • BOOK SALE • COSTUMED CHARACTERS • ICE CREAM AND COTTON CANDY • DANCE • AIKIDO DEMONSTRATIONS