Polly Ferman
Polly Ferman - Founder of PAMAR
About us
PAMAR's annual LACW, now on its 14th edition, reaches out to more than 500,000 individuals through a worldwide promotional and marketing campaign. Many institutions and artists throughout New York City participate hosting presentations of music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts from or influenced by the diverse cultures of Latin America. Among them we can mention The New York Public Library, Teatro Pregones, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabbazz Memorial Center, Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance and Repertorio Español.

The LACW counts with the support of the office of City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of New York (DCA), Manhattan Borough President, NYC Foundation, EL Diario La Prensa,De Norte a Sur and several corporate sponsors.

The 14th Annual Latin American Cultural Week will take place November 9 - 19, 2019.


Pan American Musical Art Research is a 501(c) (3) organization founded in 1984 to promote awareness of and appreciation for the cultures of Latin America by sponsoring and presenting multi-disciplinary performances and events to a broad audience of all ages, racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in the Tri-State area, in collaboration with local arts and culture organizations. In collaboration with both local and global artists, PAMAR has fosteredthe development of cultural events, which includes the Latin American Culture Week, its educational program "A Musical Journey Trough Latin America", and its 30th anniversary signature event, Shall We Tango NYC, a citywide international tango festival. PAMAR's mission is to share the rich cultural heritage of Latin America and the Latin American diaspora by showcasing dance, film, music, literature, theatre, visual and performing arts representing or influenced by Latin American culture. PAMAR also provides increased exposure and performing opportunities for Latino artists. www.pamar.org.