One of the Libereibugu Garifuna Emsemble members invites audience to the stage to try out the Huaga Huaga and the Paranda that was performed at the Museum of Latin American Art. Arts & Life, Photo Gallery In Photos: Afro-Latinx Festival celebrates diversity at Museum of Latin American Art by Nikki Nelsen on February 26, 2019 Nikki Nelsen Author More in Arts & Life: Long Beach Step Show to step into Walter Pyramid with theme ‘Stepping towards the future’ February 27, 2020 Phung Huynh’s ‘Boys will be boys,’ explores themes of gender, patriarchy and toxic masculinity February 26, 2020 ‘The Enchanted Borderlands’ combines Western aesthetic with whimsical fantasy February 25, 2020 TweetShareShareShareThe Afro-Latinx Festival at the Museum of Latin Art featured live music, ethnic dances, arts and crafts, food trucks and booths all geared to educate and celebrate people who identify as Afro-Latinx. Afrolatinx_Nelsen-8 The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach hosted the Afro-Latinx festival to celebrate and educate people about cultural diversity. The event was hosted Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and featured ethnic dances, arts and crafts, food, live music and Afro-Latinx vendors. Afrolatinx_Nelsen-3 One of the Lidereibugu Garifuna Emsemble members invite the audience to the stage to try out the Huaga Huaga and the Paranda that was performed at the Museum of Latin American Art. Afrolatinx_Nelsen-2 The Lidereibugu Garifuna Emsemble perform a spiritual and social dance at the Afro-Latinx Festival Sunday. Afrolatinx_Nelsen-4 The Lidereibugu Garifuna Ensemble perform the Wanaragua, a warrior dance. 53608472-0D4D-43FB-94F8-C75BE2DD78DD Ethnic food trucks (left to right), Mikuna Peruvian Food, the Tropic Truck and Tender Grill Gourmet Brazilian, line the Museum of Latin American Art parking lot. 1B2F3EDF-235A-4CD6-AEC4-980B2DE8CDFD The ABADA Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian group, performs a Portuguese circular dance and invites a members from the audience to give the Samba de Roda dance a try. B6740544-A2C9-423D-A03E-594966289DC4 The Lidereibugu Garifuna Ensemble performed the Wanarunga, a special warrior dance used in the 17th century to escape British Forces. 1A2E1825-D6D8-43F8-B2EE-B1810791BE67 The ABADA Capoeira an Afro Brazilian group performed a Portuguese circular dance where the group invited members from the audience to give the Samba de Roda dance a try. D8C5066A-C63B-4295-B7AA-85EB09EE4AFB The Lidereibugu Garifuna Ensemble perform the Wanaragua, a 17th century warrior dance used to escape British forces.