ITHACA, N.Y. — A few dozen people turned out for Ithaca’s third annual Latin Heritage Month kickoff at Lot 10 Thursday night.

Cultura Director Carolina Osario Gil said the event, while meant to be inclusive an bring people form the community together, was also meant to bring together people from many different countries who all identify from with being Latin American.

The party was the first event of many to celebrate Latin Heritage Month. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

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Below are 13 photos from the kickoff party (All photos by Jolene Almendarez/The Ithaca Voice)

Jolene Almendarez

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