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The Latin American Bicentenary Group, a collective of Latin American cultural leaders, community organisations and artists living in London who are working in joint partnership under this umbrella organisation.

The aim of the group is to bring together well established Latin American events in the capital celebrating Latin American culture, events organised by member organisations of the Group, to mark the 200 Bicentenary celebrations, as well as organise educational and cultural events relating specifically to the Bicentenary, celebrating special commemorative dates, organising exhibitions and a series of conferences to meet out overarching aims and objectives of the project.



Ola Latina was established in 2003 as the continuation of a cultural project started in London in December 1994 under the name Bilongo Productions. The company aims to promote and raise awareness of the richness of Latin American culture through the arts and also to act as a platform to showcase and develop  Latin American talent based in the UK.

‘Tierra Theatre Company’ is a theatre group founded and directed by Germán D´Alessandro in June 2007. Its members come from the experience of representing “Voces de la Palabra” (Voices of the Word) at Instituto Cervantes, London , during February and March 2008.

Cubacheche works to promote Cuban and Afro-Cuban music and culture both in London and around the UK. Using its accumulated experience of event organisation and management, tour management, and artist management, Cubacheche brings a wide variety of authentic Cuban dance, music, and song to the wider community.

Diego Medina has been at the forefront in the origin and development of the Latin American music since his arrival in the UK in 1986. He was involved in the foundation of the London School of Samba as musician, carnival organiser, fundraiser and event co-ordinator. In the Latin American House he was Administrator, Events Programmer and Arts Officer in their Management Committee.

Cimarron Festival is a multidisciplinary event, aimed at sharing and celebrating Latin America's African cultural heritage. Due to the amazing positive response from our audience for the past two years, the event has now become a permanent fixture on the London busy cultural calendar.

The London Latin American Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the distribution and appreciation of London Latin American films in the UK. This London based festival showcases the best of new London Latin American cinema each year.

Latin American House (formerly known as Latin American Association) was established in 1983, becoming a registered Charity (number 1127253) in 1986, and a Company Limited by Guarantee (number 6720498) in 2008. The objects of the Association are: “to promote the benefit of all Latin American people living or working in Greater London without distinction of sexual orientation, race, political, religious or other opinions.

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