National Hispanic Cultural Center

NHCC Carnaval Celebration 2020 February 21 & 22

January 30, 2020


(Albuquerque, NM) - The National Hispanic Cultural Center Carnaval Celebration 2020 is set for Friday and Saturday nights, February 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Albuquerque Journal Theatre

Carnaval, the festive season observed before Lent in many cultures, is one of the world’s most widespread celebrations and one of its biggest parties. Frank Leto Musical Ventures and the NHCC continue their annual partnership once again this year, during the NHCC’s 20th anniversary year. Carnaval will be celebrated at NHCC with a festive and colorful evening of music, dance, theatre, featuring the Odara Dance Ensemble and the musical group PANdemonium.

Carnaval 2020 is a dazzling spectacle of vibrant dance, engaging music and beautiful costumes which showcase the Carnaval traditions of Cuba, Trinidad, Brazil and New Orleans. This is the 15th annual Carnaval celebration at the NHCC.

Tickets for Carnaval are: $17, $22, $27with a $2 discount for seniors, children 12 years old and younger & NHCC members

Thank you to our Performing Arts Season Sponsors Heritage Hotels and Resorts, the Albuquerque Journal and Southwest Airlines!

About the National Hispanic Cultural Center:

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The Center presents over 700 events each year through its history, literary arts, performing arts and visual arts programs and its art museum, library and genealogy center.  The Center is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is further supported by the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation.

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located at 1701 Fourth Street SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For information about upcoming events and exhibitions visit the NHCC website at


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