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Latino Community Celebration

2010 Latino Community Celebration
           
LCC is a celebration of Latino art, Culture and heritage organized by Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Hispanic Heritage of RI, The City of Providence, the sponsors and community participants.  Latino Community Celebration was first organized in 2009 and has grown to include over 60 participating arts organizations and businesses.

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration of Hispanic Americans’ contributions to the United States, their heritage and culture. September 15th marks the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.  Additionally, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on Sept. 16 and Sept. 18, respectively.

Schedule of events at 2010 Celebration:

For more information please contact
Elena Calderón-Patiño, Community Arts Program Director
Email: Elena.Patino@arts.ri.gov
Phone: (401) 222-6996