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¡Viva Nuestra Cultura!

An annual celebration of Latino Heritage Month

 

 

¡Viva Nuestra Cultura! is Sociedad Latina’s hallmark annual event that gathers youth, families, partners and community members to celebrate Latino culture and spreads the word about Sociedad’s innovative college and career readiness, community organizing, health and arts programs. Each year, attendees include more than 500 families, business and community leaders, elected officials and key supporters. Our partners - Massachusetts College of Art & Design and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston - also host engaging activities for the whole family.

On September 21st, 2017, we were honored to have:

5pm - Youth Talent Show
6pm - Opening Band provided by Berklee College of Music
7pm - Matthew Sánchez y su Orquesta

Thank you to our donors:

 

And a special thanks to our partners:  

Chek out our media coverage from 2016: Telemundo, El Planeta and Mission Hill Gazette

 

Matthew Sanchez y su Orquesta is a salsa band filled with energy, youthful sound, and a true passion for salsa music.Matthew Sanchez has been singing salsa music for over 10 years, playing in venues and events in the NYC, RI, FL, MA, and PR areas. With his sonero improvising and his well toned voice, Matthew is sure to captivate an audience wherever he goes. Matthew lived in NYC where he was lead vocalist for Grupo Arcano (a well known salsa band from Brooklyn, NY). After moving back to Massachusetts where he was born Matthew decided to create a salsa band with his vision to maintain and bring salsa music back to the people and showcase our Latino culture. Matthew has been blessed to share the stage with such artist like Victor Manuelle, Lalo Rodriguez, Tony Vega, Conjunto Classico, Andy Montanez, and many other artists.
Matthew Sanchez y su Orquesta is under the musical direction of Eric German-Rodriguez, a well seasoned percussionist who at a young age was already exploring the many sounds of salsa.
Matthew Sanchez y su Orquesta is a salsa band filled with energy, youthful sound, and a true passion for salsa music.Matthew Sanchez has been singing salsa music for over 10 years, playing in venues and events in the NYC, RI, FL, MA, and PR areas. With his sonero improvising and his well toned voice, Matthew is sure to captivate an audience wherever he goes. Matthew lived in NYC where he was lead vocalist for Grupo Arcano (a well known salsa band from Brooklyn, NY). After moving back to Massachusetts where he was born Matthew decided to create a salsa band with his vision to maintain and bring salsa music back to the people and showcase our Latino culture. Matthew has been blessed to share the stage with such artist like Victor Manuelle, Lalo Rodriguez, Tony Vega, Conjunto Classico, Andy Montanez, and many other artists.

Matthew Sanchez y su Orquesta is under the musical direction of Eric German-Rodriguez, a well seasoned percussionist who at a young age was already exploring the many sounds of salsa.

 

Check out our videos for Latino Heritage Month here

Photos from ¡Viva Nuestra Cultura! 2016: