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Colombian Independence Day Parade of New York

Jul 26, 2015 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photo by: Yvone Varela/EuropaNewswire JACKSON HEIGHTS(QUEENS), New York, USA, July 26 2015 — ( By Albin Lohr-Jones/EuropaNewswire ) – Thousands of Colombian-Americans and New Yorkers of all backgrounds converged on Queens today to celebrate the 15th Annual Colombian Independence Day Parade. The parade, a popular summer event in the ethnically-rich borough, drew dozens of participating groups from Colombian communities throughout the Metro area, members of the diplomatic corps, local politicians including City Comptroller Scott Stringer, and numerous Colombian celebrities. The parade is convened annually to mark the anniversary of Colombia’s Declaration of Independence on July 20th, 1810 which established a [Read More]

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 2015

Jul 5, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The 39th annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks offered a star-studded extravaganza for crowds and TV watchers alike. Touted to be the best yet, the show thrilled more than three million spectators with amazing displays of pyrotechnics and original and classic music from the United States Air Force Band, Gloria Estefan, and other popular singers. Considered arguably the best firework display ever, it eclipsed even last year’s Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks which were considered the best around. Star-Studded Cast Performers such as Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Flo Rida, Brad Paisley, Ed Sheerhan, Cece Winans, Rodney [Read More]

Brazilian Day NY 2014

Aug 22, 2014 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

By: Jennifer Bentley New York and other cities around the world are gearing up for this year’s celebration of Brazilian Day. The festival celebrating Brazil’s independence will take place this year on August 31, and has been labeled as part of the official New York City calendar. Brazilian Day is one of the largest festivals held in the city, spanning more than 25 blocks. People from all over the country, and from all over the world join to see musical acts, eat Brazilian food, and buy unique products sold throughout the festival area. Musical groups, including samba drum groups play [Read More]

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