London’s best Latin festival, bringing exotic, authentic vibes to Elephant and Castle.
– Carnaval del Pueblo
For the seventh year running, Carnaval del Pueblo threw street celebration Plaza Latina, bringing Latin America to East Street this year.
Nursery Row Park became a Latin Barrio for the day, hosting live music, food, dancing and art to cerebrate Latin culture. Billing included Latin Grammy Award Winner Juan Piña and orchestra, Colombian folk singer Maria Cristina Plata.
In conjunction with Under The Same Sun exhibition at the South London Gallery, Argentinian artist Laura X Carle invited members of the public to create a large-scale collaborative artwork using wood and tissue paper, an ode to the traditional Pinata, followed by the ritual smashing of the object.