2015 ¡Fiesta Latina! Program Schedule

Program Activities


The Great Hall — 1st Floor


11:00   Sabrosura — Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, and Cumbia

12:00   Carlos y su Momento Musical — Merengue, Salsa, Bachata y Boleros

1:00     Tarpukuy- Peruvian Art & Culture — Peruvian Dance

1:30     Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Yale

2:00     Mariachi Academy of Connecticut

3:00     Baila Peru


Hall of Mammalian Evolution — 1st Floor

Fossil Dig

Color a Maraca with the Yale Latino Networking Group

Latin American Culture Game


Hall of Pacific Cultures— 1st Floor

Vertebrate Zoology Collection — Specimens from Latin America

Mineral Collection — Minerals from Latin America

Anthropology Collection — Artifacts from Latin America and meet an archaeologist!


Hall of Native American Cultures — 1st Floor

Fur, Feathers & Beyond — Live birds (11:00 to 3:00)


Machu Picchu: An Inca Country Palace — 1st Floor

Learn about the Taino Culture with Irka Mateo


Auditorium — 3rd Floor

Face Painting

Photo Booth


North American Dioramas — 3rd Floor

North American Diorama SciCarts (12:00 to 4:00)


Birds of Connecticut — 3rd Floor

Color a Flag!

Decorate a Latin American Bird with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Birds SciCart (12:00 to 4:00)


Southern New England Dioramas — 3rd Floor

Curious Creatures — Live Animals (12:00 to 3:00)


The following organizations will host Activity Areas on the day of the celebration:

Access Health, Arte Inc., Fair Haven Community Health Center, Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Junta for Progressive Action Inc., New Haven Community Hiring Initiatives, New Haven Promise, State of CT DEEP/Kellogg Environmental Center, UNIVISION, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, Yale Latino Networking Group