Fiesta de Flores Celebrated at NYBG
The New York Botanical Gardens hosted its ‘Fiesta de Flores’ event on Thursday, September 26. The festival of fl owers celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and presented
a Public Service Award presentation to Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez. Events included music, crafts, food and wine tasting.
(top left) Bomba Yo Ensemble entertained the guests. (top right) Tanya Torres had her artwork on display.(above left) Olga Ayala displayed her handmade crafts. (above
right) Nanette Sanchez displayed her earthware crafts. (bottom left) Fernandez, the event’s honoree (c) with Senator Alessandra Biaggi’s special assistant Benny Poy,
Honorable Dianne Renwick, NYBG CEO and president Carrie Rebora Barratt, NYBG associate vice president of community relations Elizabeth Figueroa, Community Board
7 district manager Ischia Bravo and Councilman Andrew Cohen. (bottom right) Olga Ayala displayed her handmade crafts. Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
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