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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR: Proclamation                          FINAL WRAP REPORT: Latin American Cultural WeekŪ 2011


PAMAR - Pan American Musical Art Research Inc. invites artists of all disciplines to participate in the 7th Annual Latin American Culture Week in New York.

PAMAR is a non-profit (501c3) organization dedicated to the research, promotion and dissemination of the arts of the Americas. Founded in 1984 and based in New York City, Pamar produces educational programs and cultural events. Since 2006, Pamar presents the annual Latin American Culture Week with the aim of bringing to the general public the richness and diversity of the various Latin American cultures. This series of events, independently produced by the participants, presents established and emerging artists in disciplines such as music, dance, visual arts, literature, theater and film.

The Latin American Cultural Week (LACW) has the support of the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission (LMEC), the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of New York, (DCA) and the Lower Manhattan City Council (LMCC). Partner institutions include Sotheby's, Christie's, Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, PINTA, Americas Society, Repertorio Español, Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano, the World Music Institute, the consulates of Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay, among others. Sponsors include the Consulate General of Brazil, Rennert Bilingual, La Voz Latina, Diario La Prensa, De Norte a Sur and Art Nexus.

Promotion for LACW includes the distribution of 30,000 brochures, inclusion in the English/Spanish media, massive email campaigns, Internet sites, social networks and news agencies.