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A Celebration of the Americas

Carnaval Latino Queen 2018 Christina Rodriguez-Fierro

Carnaval Latino Queen 2018 Christina Rodriguez-Fierro

This year’s Queen of Carnaval Latino is Christina Rodriguez-Fierro, Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Guatemalan and Ecuadorian parents, Ms. Rodriguez-Fierro is one of six children and attended Isidore Newman School. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Rhodes College graduating with honors, cum laude. Upon returning to her hometown, Ms. Rodriguez-Fierro did her...

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Who will be on Desfile de las Américas parade floats?

Who will be on Desfile de las Américas parade floats?

Parade of the Americas is proud to announce the XVIII Carnaval Latino ¡Viva Nueva Orleans! Parade Lineup: Renew H.S. marching band THE QUEEN of XVIII Carnaval Latino ¡Viva Nueva Orleans! Lexus Grand Marshal Helena Moreno DESFILE DE LAS AMERICAS Viva mi Tierra Antique Car ICS MERIDIANO Antique Car CUBA 1 SPAIN Fat City Drums TULANE BATISTE FAMILY DishLatino Convertible TELEMUNDO/KGLA/FAB PR...

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Carnaval Latino Celebrating The Americas, New Orleans Style & Hurricane Irma – Caribbean Relief

Carnaval Latino Celebrating The Americas, New Orleans Style & Hurricane Irma – Caribbean Relief

  We are excited to announce that CARNAVAL LATINO and its colorful PARADE OF THE AMERICAS are returning to downtown New Orleans the weekend of September 30th, 2017. This celebration of the NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH will be launched with a parade through the historic French Quarter, the most Hispanic neighborhood of our country, rebuilt from the ashes of two great fires by the Spanish...

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Carnaval Latino Queen 2017 Cinthia Contreras

Carnaval Latino Queen 2017 Cinthia Contreras

This year’s Queen of Carnaval Latino is Cinthia Contreras. Born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Ms. Contreras graduated from the USAP University in Honduras with a degree in communications, marketing and advertising. She is currently a student at Delgado College. An avid tennis player, Cinthia also loves to read and travel the world. We are honored to have her grace these festivities as Miss...

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2017 Parade of the Americas Grand Marshal, Rep. Helena Moreno

2017 Parade of the Americas Grand Marshal, Rep. Helena Moreno

Serving as Grand Marshal of the Parade of the Americas is State Representative (District 93) Helena Moreno. Born in the seaside city of Veracruz, Veracruz State, Mexico, Representative Moreno is fluent in English and Spanish. Her international background has made her as an excellent Ambassador of the Crescent City in its quest to regain its historical position as the Gateway to the Americas....

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1st Annual Paeyaya Cooking Contest

1st Annual Paeyaya Cooking Contest

PAEYAYA COOKING CONTEST The Paella meets our Jambalaya, and every rice dish in between, at Carnaval Latino 2016 WHY: Celebrating the blend of Cuisines, our seafood, rice, flavors… AND THE GREAT CHEFS OF LOUISIANA. WHO: Professional and Spontaneous Paella Chefs WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2016 Judging at 3:00 pm and Tasting thereafter Tasting $25 All Proceeds go to Hurricane Matthew victims...

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