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Calendar May 2019

1-11

Havana

Arte para Mamá (Art for Mom)

Cuban arts and crafts fair with artisans from all over the country present high-quality utilitarian and fanciful products.

Recinto Ferial Pabexpo


1-13

Buenos Aires

Book Fair

Final days of this cultural event for authors, editors, booksellers, librarians, designers, and readers.

La Rural


1-22

Panama City

La Tierra Vista Desde el Cielo (The Earth from Above)

This exhibition of Yan Arthus Berthrand’s photographs documenting the state of our planet aims to raise awareness and help preserve it.


1-30

Toronto

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

Month-long photography festival featuring the works of more than 1,000 national and international artists at more than 200 locations throughout the city.

Information: https://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/


2-5

Medellín

Feria de las 2 Ruedas (Two-Wheeler Show)

International motorcycle tradeshow covering nearly 400,000 square feet, with more than 60,000 visitors from 30 countries come to enjoy the sale and exhibition of motorcycles and bicycles.

Plaza Mayor Medellín


2-5

Nassau

Carnival in Paradise

Four nights of non-stop fun and the Nassau Ultimate Beach Jouvert.


2-5

Bogotá

Swan Lake on Ice

The majestic Saint-Petersburg State Ballet with the music of Piotr Ilych Tchaikovsky.

Teatro Colón


2-12

Holguín

26th International Romerías de Mayo Festival

This world-class festival of young artists and cultural promoters transforms the city of Holguín into the capital of young art.

Bosque de los Héroes, Loma de la Cruz


3-4

Panama City

Panama Burlesque Festival

First edition of this festival celebrating the sensual theater arts, including burlesque, drag, and variety acts.

Theatre Guild of Ancón


3-5

Montreal

Electric Vehicles Show

Tradeshow with a complete array of products linked to electric mobility.

Place Bonaventure


3-5

Belo Horizonte

National Orchid Exhibition

Gorgeous exhibition with a huge variety of orchids for sale.

Boulevard Shopping


3-6

Guadalajara

Tlaqueparte

Arts and crafts fair featuring jewelry, gifts, and decorations.

Expo Guadalajara


4

Brasilia

Nando Reis in concert

Ulysses Guimarães Convention Center


4

Las Vegas

The Lights Festival

Participants at this family-oriented festival light their sky lanterns using tiki torches and release them into the night. Live music and food trucks.

Motocross Park


4-5

Belo Horizonte

Comic UAI

Tattoes, tech-lovers, video games, pinball, cosplay, and contests.

Godarc Galería Multicultural


4-5

Belo Horizonte

Moto Fest

Motorcycles from around the country, including brands such as Harley-Davidson, BMW, Kawasaki, and Ducati and a chance to enjoy music, DJs, a photo exhibition, and excellent gastronomy.

Vela Vista


5

San José

Con-X

This year’s geeky convention welcomes Austin “Chumlee” Russell, Laura Torres, Alina Nicte, and Pugoffka.

Heredia Convention Center


5

Tegucigalpa

Vida (Life)

Exhibition of the work of photojournalist Gervasio Sánchez curated by Gerardo Mosquera.

Spanish Cultural Center in Tegucigalpa


5

Toronto

Hot Docs

Final day of this film festival with over 150 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the world.


5

New York

Tribeca Film Festival

Final day of this film festival offering a wide variety of documentaries, short and feature films, home movies, open-air screenings, activities and prizes.


6

Bogotá

International Book Fair (FILBO)

Final days of this cultural event for authors, editors, librarians, designers, and readers.

Corferias


6-12

Toronto

Canadian Music Week

This combined festival and seminar includes workshops, industry seminars, and over 1,000 live bands at local venues.

Downtown


7-31

Guadalajara

May Cultural Festival

An amazing variety of music, dance, fine arts, and film events.

Numerous venues


8-10

Cali

Expo Industrial

Pacific coast industrial tradeshow promoting national and regional industries implementing cutting-edge technology.

Valle del Pacífico Events Center


8-11

Santo Domingo

Agroalimentaria

International food, tobacco, and beverage fair for entrepreneurs and business executives.

Hotel Dominican Fiesta Convention Center


8-20

Havana

José Raúl Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament

Hotel Habana Libre


9-11

Cartagena

Expo Cannabiz

Speaking at this seminar for cannabis industry professionals will be Jennifer Sanders, Vicente Fox, Steve DeAngelo, and Juan Manuel Galán.

Cartagena de Indias Convention Center


10-12

Toronto

Tastemaker Toronto

The ultimate party for food-loves hosted by ingenious chefs and featuring the best drinks cabinet.

Evergreen Brick Works


10-19

Bogotá

Expoartesano

Display of arts, culture, and traditions from every corner of Colombia.

Corferias.

 


10-19

Santo Domingo

Taste Santo Domingo

This gastronomical experience includes the Tapas Tour, a Gastronomy Expo, the Best of the Best, the Gastrofestival, live music, contests, and cooking classes.

Restaurants, bakeries, and food trucks.


10-19

Medellín

Expoartesano

A tribute to the customs and traditions kept alive by artisans and their ancestral creations.

Plaza Mayor Medellín.


11

Bogotá

London Symphony Orchestra

Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo.


12

Mendoza

Amelie Lens in concert

Farrago and Marcelo del Boca.

Runner.


12

Bogotá

El dueño de todas las cosas (The Owner of All Things)

Marvelous musical adventure about a group of circus artists forced to defend their circus. Part of the #PequeñoColón series.

Teatro Colón.


12

Monterrey

Ironman 70.3

Sporting event in which athletes swim for 1.5 miles and then ride a bicycle to the Macroplaza downtown.


13

Buenos Aires

International Book Fair

Final day of this cultural event promoting books and reading. Guest City: Barcelona.

La Rural Convention Center.


14-16

Guatemala City

Apparel Sourcing Show

Textile industry tradeshow featuring clothing, ornaments, accessories, machinery, and services.

Grand Tikal Futura Hotel & Convention Center.


14-16

Buenos Aires

Expocaipic

Leather industry show with shoes, machinery, and products used to process leather as well as fall-winter collections.

Centro Costa Salguero.


14-16

Fortaleza

Ceará Fashion Trade

Fashion and business hit the runway with large, medium, and small clothing manufacturing businesses, textile industry executives, services, and accessories all in attendance.

Ceará Convention Center.


14-16

Guadalajara

Modama

International footwear and leather show exhibiting the new season’s trends, colors, and materials.

Guadalajara Exhibition Center.


14-19

Bogotá

Expoconstrucción and Expodiseño

This event brings together designers, architects, decorators, and builders to explore materials, processes, and new eco-friendly technologies.

Corferias.


15-17

Buenos Aires, Rosario and Córdoba

Casciari & Altuna: Cuentos Dibujados (Illustrated Stories)

Argentina’s greatest living strip cartoonist Hernán Casciari tells stories while Horacio Altuna illustrates them.

Ciudad Cultural Konex, Teatro Mateo Booz, and Cultural Cañada.


15-19

San Salvador

Agroexpo 2019

Event for professionals from the agricultural and agro-industrial sectors.

CIFCO Convention Center.


15-19

Bucaramanga

IV La Cuerda Metropolitan Children’s and Youth Choir Festival

Children’s and youth choirs trained at a variety of music academies.

Teatro Corfescu, Auditorio Biblioteca David Turbay, and other locations

https://lacuerda.com.co


17

Cancún

Gloria Trevi in concert

Trevi’s “Goddess of the Night” tour continues.

Cancún Bullring.


17-19

San Juan

Puerto Rico Comic Con

Manga, anime, comics, video games, cosplay, and more.

Puerto Rico Convention Center.


17-19

Chicago

Mayfest

Mayfest celebrates its 24th anniversary with a weekend festival featuring live music, food, and plenty of beer.

Ashland Avenue and Barry.


17-20

Las Vegas

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC)

Camp out under an electric sky all weekend and enjoy pool parties and group classes to exercise your mind, body, and spirit. DJ surprise games and live entertainment.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


18

Belo Horizonte

Los Platters in Concert

Gran Teatro Palacio de las Artes.


18

Bogotá

Baum Festival

Electronic Music festival.

Club Bellavista Colsubsidio.


18-26

Bridgetown

Gospelfest Barbados

This gospel music festival includes choral and jazz music, comedy, dance, theater, and even cricket.

info@barbadosgospelfest.com / www.barbadosgospelfest.com/


19

Quito

Feria Mi Casa Clave

Real estate event for those looking to purchase a home, an office, or a business.

Quito Convention Center.


19

Asunción

International Half Marathon

21K and 5K

Information: www.pmcpy.org


20

New York

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals

Citi Field.


21-25

Barranquilla

International Short Street Films Festival (FICICA)

Fiction and experimental films and video art produced on film, video, and animation formats.

Plazas and parks around the city.


21- 26

Bridgetown

Barbados Celtic Festival

This festival celebrates the links between Celtic nations, European Gallic regions, and Barbados with traditional music and a gastronomy festival.


22-24

Barranquilla

Business Future of the Americas

This international seminar exploring the continent’s principal challenges and opportunities welcomes 24 chambers of commerce from around the Americas.

Hilton Garden Inn.


22-24

Mexico City

Expo Publicitas

Advertising and marketing fair with innovative media and digital printing solutions.

Centro Banamex.

 


22-26

Willemstad

Curadise Dance Xperience

Latin and Afro dance festival uniting people, cultures, and entertainment with world-class DJs on a paradisiacal island.


22-27

Oranjestad

Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival

Beach parties, comedy nights, and an incredible music festival with headliner John Legend and guest artists Ella Mai, Charlie Wilson, HER, Deon Cole, and DJ Jazzy Jeff.


May 22 – June 4

Montreal

Festival Transameriques (FTA)

Modern dance and theater festival with close to 25 shows in theaters and open-air venues.

Information: info@fta.ca


23

May 23 – June 2

Inside Out

LGBT film festival.

Artscape Daniels Launchpad.


23-24

Bogotá

Danza Concierto

Melancholy thoughts in dance with the music of Astor Piazzolla, directed by Peter Palacio.

Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo.


24

Buenos Aires

Il Divo in concert

Luna Park.


24-27

Recife

Movexpo

Northeastern Brazil’s national furniture show featuring new trends in products and services.

Pernambuco Convention Center.


24-26

Bogotá

Sportfest

Tradeshow specializing in sports, fitness culture, and healthy living and featuring professional equipment sales, clothing, footwear and sporting accessories, sports medicine, and training centers.

Corferias.


24-26

Chicago

Mole de Mayo Festival in Pilsen

Chicago’s Mexican community celebrates this staple of Mexican family-style cooking. Arts and crafts, business, music, wrestling, and lots of mole.

Pilsen neighborhood.


25

Santo Domingo

Chayanne

2019 “From the Soul” tour.

Palacio de los Deportes.

 

25

Panama City

Africa in America Festival

Academic, artistic, and cultural activities highlighting the influence of afro-descendant peoples and a mega concert with the theme: “Where’s Your Grandmommy?”

Roberto Durán Arena.

 

25

Bogotá

Ojo de Agua Concert

Music from three Colombian music legends whose sounds flow from the Magdalena River (Totó la Momposina) Colombia’s southern Pacific (Grupo Bahía), and from the mountains (Lucho Bermúdez).

Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo.


25-26

San Juan

Manual Arts Festival

Workshops, live tutorials, materials for sale, ceramics, jewelry and costume jewelry, sewing and embroidery, foam crafts, scrapbooking, painting, and confectionery.

Convention Center.


25-26

Toronto

Doors Open Toronto

An entire weekend showcasing some of the most architecturally, culturally, and socially significant buildings across the city.

This year’s theme: “20-Something”.


25-26

Medellín

Expo Vape

More than 100 vape companies from around the world, more than 9,000 consumers, and more than 600 business owners gather to enjoy raffles, live music, and cloud and trick competitions.

Plaza Mayor.


26-27

Lima

CosmoBeauty Professional

Tradeshow for beauty, hairdressing, esthetics, and health professionals, plus a special “Battle of the Barbers”.

Ciudad Ferial Costa Verde San Miguel Lima.


26

Brasilia

Ney Matogrosso in concert

Ulysses Guimarães Convention Center.


27

New York

New York Yankees vs. San Diego Padres

Yankee Stadium.


28-29

Ciudad de Panamá

Eros Ramazzotti

“Vita Ce Ne” tour.

Teatro Anayansi – Atlapa Convention Center.


28-30

Bogotá

Createx

Dressmaking industry event focusing on textile and dressmaking essentials, materials, machinery, and new knowledge, trends, and technology.

Corferias.


28-30

Miami

Apparel Textile Sourcing

Tradeshow for professionals in the clothing, textile, and fashion industries with e-commerce activities, seminars, and fashion shows.

Mana Wynwood Convention Center. 


30-31

Santiago de Chile

Expo Wine + Beer

Gathering of professionals in the winemaking and brewing industries, oenologists, and sommeliers.

Espacio Riesco.


May 30 – June 9

Panama City

Alfredo de Saint Malo International Music Festival

National and international artists celebrate the 500th anniversary of the founding of Panama City.

University of Panama and locations throughout the city.

Information: www.asmfestivalpanama.com


30

Las Vegas

Lady Gaga Enigma

Las Vegas Boulevard.


31

May 31 – June 2

Curaçao

The Walk of Curaçao

Choose your preferred distance –10K, 20K, or 30K– for this three-day march through historical Curaçao. The 30K walk finishes up in the capital city of Willemstad.

 

May 31 – June 3

Bogotá

Comic Con

World’s largest pop culture and entertainment industry convention focusing on film TV, video games, cosplay, hobbies, and illustrations. Confirmed guest: Chandler Riggs, who played Carl Grimes in the famed The Walking Dead series.

Corferias.