Fiesta DC (Sept. 24-25),is the annual Latino Pageant in Washington D.C. that includes a 2-day avenue pageant on Pennsylvania Ave. and a “Parade of Nations” on Structure Ave. with conventional clothes, dance, music and meals from quite a lot of Latin American nations.
D.C.’s Latino inhabitants has been growing steadily for the reason that Eighties. Extra immigrants from Central and South America, together with the Caribbean, have settled within the space. now comprising over 11% of the populatio, over 80,000 sturdy. Fiesta DC historically coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month. This 12 months marked the fiftieth anniversary of this celebration.
View a slideshow of Jeff Malet’s photographs from the 2022 Fiesta DC Road Pageant on Pennsylvania Ave. on Sep. 24 and the Parade of Nations up Structure Ave. on Sept. twenty fifth by clicking on the photograph icons under.