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What You Need to Know for Puerto Rican Day Parade 2013

What You Need to Know for Puerto Rican Day Parade 2013

| On 08, Jun 2013

The New York City Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrates Puerto Rico and its nearly 4 million inhabitants.

This year’s theme is “Salud: Celebrating your Health”

When: Sunday, June 9, 2012 (Always the 2nd Sunday in June) 11:00am – 5:00pm

Where: Fifth Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street (SEE MAP BELOW)

How to Get There: If you want to start at the beginning of the parade, you can taken any train to Times Square, Bryant Park or Grand Central and walk a few blocks. To find some good mid-parade spots along 5th avenue, you can get off at the 59th street stations for the following:

  • 57th Street (at 6th Avenue) F Line
  • 59th Street (at 5th Avenue) N/Q/R
  • 59th Street (at Lexington) 4/5/6

Due to the Parade on Sunday, 6 Train passengers will not be allowed entry into the 77 St station from 7 AM – 9 PM.

Broadcast: Fox 5 and UPN 9


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GRAND MARSHAL
CHITA RIVERA – ACTRESS/DANCER/SINGER
 

HOMETOWN DEDICATION
GUAYANILLA
 

STATE DEDICATION
RHODE ISLAND
 

INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADOR
TONY ORLANDO – SINGER
 

INTERNATIONAL MARSHAL
GEORGE GRESHAM – 1199SEIU
 

INTERNATIONAL GODFATHER
JULIAN GIL – NUESTRA BELLEZA LATINA
 

AMBASSADOR OF GOODWILL
LILIANA AYENDE – UNIVISION 41
 

CIVIC GODMOTHER
DR. MILDRED ALLEN – PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE
 

NATIONAL GODMOTHER
AMBAR – SINGER
 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
DR. AIDA ROSA – RETIRED NYC PRINCIPAL
 

STATE MARSHAL
CARMEN BUCHOLZ
 

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
HECTOR L. DIAZ – ACACIA NETWORK
 

PUERTO RICO AMBASSADOR OF GOODWILL
JAIME L. GARCIA
 

GUESTS OF HONOR:
NOEL “SPEEDY” MERCADO – THE LUIS JIMENEZ SHOW X96.3 FM
YOSHLIE GARCIA – BACAN BACAN
ALIPIO “COCO” CABRERA – MAMI 92.7FM
 

PUERTO RICAN IMMORTALS (IN MEMORIAM)
AXEL ANDERSON – ACTOR/PRODUCER
HECTOR “MACHO” CAMACHO – WORLD BOXING CHAMPION
MIKE GARCIA – FORMER NPRDP COORDINATOR
DAVID NORIEDA – FORMER LEGISLATOR & ATTORNEY
CARMEN BELEN RICHARDSON – ACTRESS & COMEDIAN
 

MILESTONE ANNIVERSARIES
EL DIARIO LA PRENSA – 100TH ANNIVERSARY
HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE – 45TH ANNIVERSARY
CUNY CENTER FOR PUERTO RICAN STUDIES – 40TH ANNIVERSARY
CENTRO RESIDENCIAL DE OPORTUNIDADES EDUCATIVAS DE MAYAGUEZ – 40TH ANNIVERSARY

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