In the fall of 2018, from October 10th through the 21st, — , Celebrate Mexico Now festival will celebrate its QUINCEAÑERA EDITION – 15 years of providing a dynamic range of free and low-cost contemporary arts coming out of Mexico: music; film; literature; dance; culinary; visual art. The only festival of its kind in the United States, the 2018 Festival features more than 40 artists and an eclectic and thrilling schedule of world premieres, U.S. debuts, and cross-cultural collaborations.     

Showcasing more than 300 artists in 97 venues across New York City,  Celebrate Mexico Now annually invites audiences to celebrate the creativity, heritage, and heart that contemporary Mexican artists bring to every arts field. The Festival’s expansive repertoire disrupts the often narrow definitions of Mexican culture by exploring the way contemporary artists are reflecting, reshaping and revisioning Mexican identity in the ever-changing global context.

Award-winning curator and producer Claudia Norman of CN Management, who is  internationally recognized for her expertise in contemporary Mexican arts and culture, founded and produces the independent festival. Celebrate Mexico Now is made possible through partnerships with venues and cultural institutions in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Staten Island, creating a New York City-wide  platform that allows established and emerging artists to reach the city’s diverse audiences. The Festival’s close collaborations this year include The Metropolitan Museum, The National Museum of the American Indian, New York University, School of Visual Arts, Lincoln Center, Columbia University, The Queens Library, Museum of Food and Drink among others and the vibrant  communities of New York City.

Celebrate Mexico Now festival looks forward to continuing to introduce Mexican artists to U.S audiences, building new collaborations and inspiring imaginations and cross-cultural opportunities.

We invite you to the party. No faltes a la Quinceañera!!


Claudia Norman, Founder and Director

Marcia De La Garza, Marketing and Development

Isabel Frías, Social Media

Alonso Gorozpe, Outreach

Ivette Mercado, Video

Julia Rocha, Editorial

John Seroff, English PR

Diana Vargas, Spanish PR

Karla Mejia, Festival Intern/Webmaster