Performers from across Latin America are putting on their dancing shoes and heading to London’s New Year’s Day Parade – to put some heat on the streets of the UK Capital.
Cha-cha-cha, rumba, samba, paso doble, all backed with some tropical tunes – are set to get hundreds of thousands of spectators in the sizzling summer groove even in the middle of winter.
Carnaval del Pueblo, will include performers from numerous Latin nations such as Columbia, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela, which reflects perfectly the LNYDP 2019 theme – ‘London Welcomes The World’.
The entourage will include the performance group ‘Fuerza Negra’ (Black Power) flying all the way from the historic ‘Artistic Zone’ of La Manga in Barranquilla, Colombia. – who are being supported by their local mayor and the Columbian Ambassador to the UK.
Nuala Riddell Morales, Founder and Director of Carnaval del Pueblo, said: “We wanted to bring some sunshine to London on January 1st – and have used our extensive contacts to bring a very diverse group to represent Latin America.
“We can’t wait to get this party started.”
Joe Bone, LNYDP Director of Participation said: “The power of the parade just keeps on growing – amazing performers from far-flung places are moving Heaven and Earth help London celebrate the New Year in style.”
London’s turn-of-year tradition will be broadcast and streamed live in the UK and around the World. More than 500,000 spectators are expected to line the iconic route which runs from Piccadilly to Parliament Sq via Regent St James, Trafalgar Sq and Whitehall.
The LNYDP team will announce new participants for London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2019throughout the next few months! So stay tuned to our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for the latest news from London’s New Year’s Day Parade.
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