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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage!


Be inspired by the rich traditions and vibrant communities of Hispanic Culture  

 

The Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County is announcing several new initiatives honoring Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to the United States of America.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the Hispanic traditions and social values that contribute to the diversity of our nation and amplifying the incredible array of culture and diverse histories that contribute to the Latino influence in the United States.

 
The Arts Council's promotion of Hispanic Heritage Month include:
 
  • A commemorative banner is displayed on marketing, advertising, and social media for the Arts Council.
     
  • An inspirational story from Andy Ramos Jr., an acrylic pour artist, featured in our 10.10.10 exhibition. Andy found that following the untimely death of his son he experienced catharsis and closeness to his son through therapeutic artwork. This story airs on Spectrum News September 18.
     
  •  The International Folk Festival, which runs September 28 and 29 will be featured in an on-air interview this month on Univision’s Conexión: Fin de Semana highlighting the numerous cultural talents available this year. Univision will also host a live remote in front of the Arts Council building during our Parking Lot Party on Fourth Friday this September 27.
     
  •  Dr. Daniel Montoya, an esteemed Argentinian psychology professor at Fayetteville State University, will bring his unique talent in Deep House Chill Out music at the Parking Lot Party.
     
  • The September Edition of the Muse, the Arts Council’s official newsletter, will educate readers on the Hispanic culture and arts that influence our local community. Articles will feature notable Fayetteville public figures such as local Colombian artist Karoll Mac. Mac is the owner of Meraki Creative Agency and is the artistic engineer behind the several local colorful umbrella public art displays.

 To learn more about the International Folk Festival, please visit our website The International Folk Festival Official Website or add our IFF Fan Page on Facebook.