2016 ¡Fiesta Latina! Program Schedule

Program Activities


The Great Hall — 1st Floor


11:00   Mariachi Connecticut

12:00   X Dance Group — Merengue, Salsa, Bachata
12:40   Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Yale

1:00     African Arawak Connection — Taino and Caribbean

1:45     Baila Peru

2:30     Ray Gonzalez and his Latin Jazz Quintet



Color a Flag!


Hall of Mammalian Evolution — 1st Floor

Mineral Dig

Make a Necklace with the Yale Latino Networking Group

Dinosaur Identification Game


Hall of Pacific Cultures— 1st Floor

Vertebrate Zoology Collection — Specimens from Latin America

Mineral Collection — Minerals from Latin America


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 Jorge Estevez


North American Dioramas — 3rd Floor

North American Diorama SciCarts


Birds of Connecticut — 3rd Floor

Decorate a Latin American Bird with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Birds SciCart

Face Painting


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:

Consulate of Ecuador in Connecticut, Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Junta for Progressive Action Inc., International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven Community Hiring Initiatives, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, State of CT DEEP/Kellogg Environmental Center, UNIVISION, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, Yale Latino Networking Group