Garifuna People Teach Others about The Garifuna Ethnic Group at The 2012 Hispanic Day Parade in New York City on SUNDAY October 14th 2012

Garifuna American Boxer Eddie Gomez and Garifuna American Party Promoter and Fight Trainer BAMBA on The New York Daily News Float at The 2012 Hispanic Day Parade in New York City. Photo by Damian Acevedo of Boxingscene.com

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

New York City, New York — Garifuna People in New York City continue to make strides as far as exposing the general population of New York to the  existence of our ethnic group.  Further progress was made with their presence at The Annual Hispanic Day Parade on SUNDAY October 14th 2012.

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Guatemalan Garifuna Organizations Present Garifuna Cultural Night on THURSDAY September 13th 2012 in the Bronx

 

Guatemalan Consulate, Oscar Padillo Lam, at The Garifuna Mother’s Day Gala (as presented by Hahigagua) in May 2012. — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York  – It’s September and that means that many Central American countries or descendants of people from Central American countries celebrate their independence.  Most countries, notably Honduras and Guatemala formally separated from Spain on September 15th 1821, and many celebrations, festivals and such are organized around the first half of September tying in to that anniversary.  In New York City, there are a couple of celebrations taking place (or have already taken place) honoring Central American Independence; notably by people of Garifuna descent that readers of this website may want to pay attention to.

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Garifunas March in 2012 Bronx Week Parade on SUNDAY May 20th 2012

Garifuna Coalition at the 2012 Bronx Week Parade - Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Representatives of various Garifuna organizations joined Marching Bands, Community Groups, Other Ethnic Groups, Schools, Sports Teams and Civic Groups to march along Mosholu Parkway in the 2012 Bronx Week Parade.

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2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant DVD Now Available For Purchase

2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant DVD - Part 1

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — The DVD of The 2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant is now available for purchase.

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2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant To Take Place in The Bronx on SUNDAY April 1st 2012

 

2012 Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant -- SUNDAY April 1st 2012

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Casa Yurumein (a.k.a. Hondurans Against AIDS, Inc) will host their Annual Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant in the Bronx on SUNDAY April 1st 2012.

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