When is Hispanic Heritage Month? We are already entering the Hispanic Heritage and a lot of people are quick to find out when will the Hispanic Heritage be. In this article, you can find out a free detail about Hispanic Heritage Month.
What is Hispanic Heritage Month?
Hispanic Heritage Month commonly referred to as National Hispanic Heritage Month serves as a special day or celebration in the United States.it recognizes Hispanic Americans based on their contributions and influence in society like history, culture, and accomplishment.
The Hispanic Heritage has existed for a long time but known as Hispanic Heritage Week. The establishment of the celebration was sponsored by Rep. Edward R. Roybal of Los Angeles. President Lyndon Johnson officially signed it into law in 1968. Later on, changed to a month instead of a week in 1988 by Rep. Esteban Edward Torres.
The Hispanic Heritage Month celebration includes Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, and other Spanish cultures.
When is Hispanic Heritage Month?
The National Hispanic Heritage Month for 2021 in the United States started on Wed, 15 Sep 2021 to Fri 15 Oct 2021. You can see that the celebration has already begun, and will be ending on the third Friday of October 2021.
How to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?
In terms of celebration, an annual event held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in the United States known as Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival. This was introduced in 2013, and the event is attended by thousands of people from different states.
Another is the El Barrio Latin Jazz Festival in The Bronx. Most of the states in the United States has a different festival to celebrate the big event. Some of them include The Official Latino Short Film Festival, The Hispanic Family Festival, The Smithsonian Institution, Zoo Fiesta, and more.