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Saturday, June 08, 2019

It's PR Parade Time in NYC

The 62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on New York City's Fifth Avenue, tomorrow, starting at 11 a.m. 

2019 honorees include:

  • Ricky Martin - Grand Marshal
  • José Feliciano - Lifetime Achievement
  • La India (GRAMMY® Award-winning singer) - Godmother
  • Chi Chi Rodríguez (Golf Legend) - Lifetime Achievement
  • Bobby Sanabria (Jazz star) - Godfather
  • Alberto Carrión (Singer/songwriter) - Lifetime Achievement
  • Ana María Martínez (world-renowned soprano) - Orgullo Award
  • Dagmar Rivera (Television hostess) - Lifetime Achivement
  • Dalila Zapata Hernández (Model with Down Syndrome) - Rising Star

America's largest cultural celebration with over 1.5 million spectators, this year will also feature 10,000 marchers and many additional attending personalities.

Here are some scenes from the Mayor's Puerto Rican Day Parade reception at Gracie Mansion, June 6:

NY Police Officers take time off from fighting crime to entertain an audience with a little salsa. The Jara Band.

Hiphop Jibarito and a Bronx princess 

Mayor Bill  honors singer Olga Tanon with a proclamation declaring June 6, Olga Tanon Day. 

 Guests @ the reception

Singer Olga Tanon 

Dalila Zapata Hernandez, model with Down Syndrome, who is honored as this year's Rising Star, and her mom


Cooling off time 

(photos by Clarisel Gonzalez)

Thursday, June 15, 2017

PR Parade Season in NYC

A mix of photos capturing Puerto Rican Parade season in NYC from portraits to the welcoming celebrations of Oscar Lopez Rivera at Hostos Community College and La Marqueta in East Harlem. Just click on A Mix of photos for more.


Sunday, June 08, 2014

PRSUN Project: Puerto Rican Day Parade '14

(Participants at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade show off their pride. Photos by Clarisel Gonzalez)

Actress Rosie Perez, parade queen, joins the fun, proudly waving the Puerto Rican flag. (Photo by Ismael Nunez)

To view more photos taken at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade and related events by Gonzalez and Nunez. Visit our online gallery.