Fiesta de Flores celebrated at NYBG

Bomba Yo Ensemble entertained the guests.
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The New York Botanical Gardens hosted its ‘Fiesta de Flores’ event on Thursday, September 26. The festival of flowers celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and presented a Public Service Award presentation to Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez. Events included music, crafts, food and wine tasting.

Tanya Torres had her artwork on display.
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Nanette Sanchez displayed her earthware crafts.
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Olga Ayala displayed her handmade crafts.
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Authors Max Resto (l) and Rafael Rivera displayed their book, ‘Hispanics in Hollywood Film.’
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Fernandez, the event’s honoree (c) with Senator Alessandra Biaggi’s special assistant Benny Poy, Honorable Dianne Renwick, NYBG CEO and president Carrie Rebora Barratt, NYBG associate vice president of community relations Elizabeth Figueroa, Community Board 7 district manager Ischia Bravo and Councilman Andrew Cohen.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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