Description & History

Mano a Mano's annual festivals and collaborations bring Mexican traditions to New York: Immigrant History Week (April), Cinco de Mayo (May), Mexican Independence (Sept), Day of the Dead (Oct/Nov), Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe and Posadas y Pastorelas (Dec). Our team of artists, educators and volunteers present performances, workshops, exhibits, processions and folk dramas, with detailed programmatic information on culture, traditions and artists. The Museum of the City of New York, Department of Parks, St. Mark?s Church in-the-Bowery, El Museo del Barrio, American Indian Community House and Taller Boricua have hosted. Our bilingual website ( serves as a portal for Mexican traditional culture in NY.


Classes in Mexican language, dance, music, and voice. The classes include Ballet Folklorico, Guitar, Nahuatl language, Mariachi (guitar, guitarron, vihuela, violin), Voice,  Mexika and Afro-Mexican Percussion.

About the organization

Mano A Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders

Juan C. Aguirre
Executive Director
(212) 587-3070
Luz Aguirre
Program Director
(212) 587-3070
Organization’s website: