National Puerto Rican Day Parade

America’s Largest Cultural Celebration The National Puerto Rican Day Parade – Sunday June 9, 2024 The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is the largest demonstration of cultural pride in the nation. Now in its 67th year, the parade takes place from 44th Street to 79th Street along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, in honor of the 3.5 million inhabitants of Puerto Rico and over 5 million people residing in the United States.​ Reborn in 2014, our programs and events focus on promoting Culture, Arts and Education, with special tributes to…

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The Influence of African Heritage on Puerto Rican Culture

The Influence of African Heritage on Puerto Rican Culture

Puerto Rican culture is a vibrant tapestry woven from a rich blend of influences, with African heritage playing a significant role. Throughout history, the African diaspora has left an indelible mark on the island’s cultural fabric. From language and music to religion and cuisine, the African heritage on Puerto Rican culture has profoundly shaped and enriched it. In this article, we will explore the various aspects of this influence and also delve into the experience of moving to Puerto Rico and embracing its African heritage. History of Purto Rican Culture…

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