CHICAGO — Pilsen Neighbors Neighborhood Council (PNCC) proudly publicizes its fiftieth Annual Fiesta del Sol pageant, which this yr can be celebrating 50 years of tradition and custom. This four-day, freeadmission, family-friendly summer time pageant is the most important Latino pageant of its variety within the nation, with over 1.2 million attendees in its 4 days. The funds from the pageant serve for PNCC’s funding in leadershipthrough its annual scholarship program, as properly the group’s year-round neighborhood organizing efforts.
Fiesta del Sol brings reside leisure, nice meals, soccer event, actions for youngsters, artwork reveals, performing arts, carnival rides, and is proud to announce all of the totally different Expositions that can be open tothe public, the place all festival-goers can have the chance to acquire helpful info and steering about essential points, equivalent to housing, free immigration session with attorneys, Covid-19 vaccinations for all ages, reside portray art-performances, school workshops, and way more. A few of these expos will happen nearly and in particular person. For extra info please go to our web site www.fiestadelsol.org.
As well as, per week earlier than the pageant, Pilsen Neighbors Neighborhood Council (PNCC) can be honoring the Fiesta del Sol pageant with a “Block Get together” theme for its Opening Reception on Thursday, July twenty first. It will honor pay homage to the origins of Fiesta del Sol, which was born as a block occasion to rejoice the organizing for a much-needed highschool within the Pilsen Neighborhood (Benito Juárez Excessive College).
Throughout the Opening Reception, the Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship program can be awarding greater than 50 scholarships to college students from the southwest facet of Chicago. For over 20 years, the Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship Program has awarded over $1.1 MM on scholarships to college students from the Southwest facet of Chicago.
¡Nos vemos en la Fiesta!
What: fiftieth Annual Fiesta del Sol
When: July twenty eighth – July thirty first, 2022Thursday: 5pm-10pmFriday and Saturday: 11am-11pmSunday: 11am-10pmWhere: 1400 W. Cermak (Between Morgan St. and Ashland Ave.)Admission: FREEAbout Pilsen Neighbors Neighborhood Council (PNCC)Pilsen Neighbors Neighborhood Council (PNCC), Fiesta Del Sol organizer, is a nonprofit group established in 1954.Our mission is to work to determine insurance policies and practices in Pilsen and the Southwest facet areas in Chicago to determine justice and fairness by investing within the improvement of neighborhood leaders via management coaching and motion. PNCC is a part of Gamaliel, a grassroots community of non-partisan, faith-based organizations in 17 U.S. states, South Africa and the UK.