Latin American Heritage Month 2020

About Latin American Heritage Month

The Latin American Heritage Month is the perfect time to honour the richness and vitality of Latin American culture and heritage. We invite you to read the full statement in the link here

Latincouver will be part of the festivities bringing a full month of activities to celebrate all together our culture with contemporary and traditional arts from Latin America and Canada.

Calendar of activities – October 2020

We invite you to take part in activities organized across Vancouver during this month. Together, let’s celebrate the richness, vitality and colour of Latin American cultures and traditions. We wish everyone a happy Latin American Heritage Month!

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Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

In this webinar, Manpreet Dhillon who is ranked #15 globally on the 2020 EmPower Ethnic Minority Future Leaders, will talk about the importance to create inclusive spaces and how to fight discrimination

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

In this online workshop, Carmen will teach us how to decorate a Catrina Skull and what it represents in the Mexican culture.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

Come visit our Altar de Muertos in the Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver.

Location: Lonsdale Quay Market – North Vancouver 

Join Unity host Janet Law for an evening of carefree laughter with comedians Jaques Lalonde and Bill Santiago will help us appreciate the lighter side of life!

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 7:30pm

FREE EVENT!

An ideation session that will seek to share best practices from around the world on how indigenous groups relate to water.

FREE EVENT!


6 Latin American female writers will be talking about the process they went through to be published, finding their voice, building their network living abroad, and will read a chapter or segment of their work.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

In this amazing forum, Fernanda Medrano will offer a trauma-informed, non-judgmental, anti-oppression, social just, and, strength-based approach that highlights capacity and resilience in individuals and community as a whole.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

Join us in this exciting online webinar where Paloma Morales will show us how to create our own Altar De Muertos in our homes to celebrate this tradition and commemorate our deceased.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

Clarissa will guide us through the creation of a painting showcasing imagery and symbolism representative of the Mexican tradition of “Dia De Muertos”.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

Join us in this fantastic event where our three guest speakers will share with us their ideas and experience, and will remind us  about about the importance of diversity in Latin America, Canada and the world.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

La mujer Indigena, Afro y Palenquera salvaguarda un legado ancestral en el manejo, uso y control del territorio el cual sirve como proceso de autocuidado corporal, y el devenir de la comunidad.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 9:00am – 11:00am

FREE EVENT!

Balam will take us to an opportunity to learn and sharpen up your guitar skills by learning how to play some Latin American songs.

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

In this workshop we will learn how to draw skulls the mexican way – with basic shapes, some lines and a lot of humor!

Place & Time: Online (Zoom) 5:30pm – 7pm

FREE EVENT!

Come visit our commemorative Mural in The Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver.

Place: Lonsdale Quay Market – North Vancouver 

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