Join Power 105.1 at The 2018 Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. The Parade will be held on New York City’s Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street, on Sunday, June 10, starting at 11:00 am (EST). The event will be aired live via WABC-TV, Channel 7 in New York.
Live streaming will be available at www.abc7ny.com
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is the largest demonstration of cultural pride in the nation. Now in its 61st year, the parade takes place from 44th Street to 79th Street along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, in honor of the 3.5 million inhabitants of Puerto Rico and over 5 million people residing in the United States.
Reborn in 2014, our programs and events focus on promoting Culture, Arts and Education, with special tributes to prominent, historical figures and campaigns to raise awareness of important issues in the community. We are also committed to advancing the pursuit of higher education, awarding scholarships to students of Puerto Rican descent.
Each year, NPRDP hosts a variety of cultural, educational and social, cultural and social events throughout the New York City leading up to the day of the Parade. These include the Education Leadership Awards, Rising Stars Challenge, 152nd Street Cultural Festival, Annual Parade Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, and the Gala Fundraiser Banquet.
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico Power in September 2017, power restoration in the more rugged terrains of Puerto Rico has been difficult and delayed, leaving tens of thousands of residents without lights. Join Angie Martinez in funding the next mission to Puerto Rico to bring light to schools and communities that are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact. In collaboration with Rutgers University, Newark’s International Leadership Exchange Global scholars and We Share we will continue to raise awareness about the devastating impact of the hurricane and deploy more solar suitcases to those in need. Let’s continue to Be the Light for Puerto Rico.