The Latincouver collective are back with an amazing 12 days of fun and entertainment with a Latin flavour across the city, culiminating in the grand Carnaval del Sol at Concorde Pacific Place. We spoke with the festivals’s Mónica Cortés to find out more.
What’s Latincouver all about?
We started online as a place for Latinos to connect as ‘Latincouver’. Unlike many immigrant groups, we’re pretty spread out across the city–Colombians are not the same as Chileans or Mexicans– but there are around 100,000 Latinos in Metro Vancouver so we wanted a place for us to meet and a space for everyone else to gather and check out our culture. The festival has grown from just one day in 2009 to the 12 day event that it’s now become with its very own proclamation from the City of Vancouver and the BC Government. Continue reading:
Fiesta! It’s time for Carnaval del Sol and Latin American Week in Vancouver