ILCC in the News

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Here are some of the most recent articles and media coverage that the ILCC has received.

Pepe Guerra, Legendary Uruguayan Folk Singer, Dies at 80

The Uruguayan music world is mourning the loss of José “Pepe” Guerra, the renowned singer-songwriter who co-founded the iconic folk duo Los Olimareños. Guerra passed away on Thursday at the age of 80 after a long battle with cancer.

THE ILCC’S YEAR-ROUND CHICAGO LATINO MUSIC SERIES PRESENTS THE LEVITT VIBE BELMONT CRAGIN MUSIC SERIES, JUNE 15-AUGUST 17

Chicago (May 9, 2024) – The International Latino Cultural Center announces the inaugural season of the Levitt VIBE Belmont Cragin Music Series at Riis Park, 6100 W,. Fullerton Ave (behind the Field House) as part of their year-round Chicago Latino Music Series.

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago Announces the Winner of the 40th Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster Competition

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF), announced today that  Missouri-based digital artist and videographer James Klein is the winner of the Festival’s annual poster competition. The ILCC received close to…

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago Announces the First Ever Chicago Latino Dance Festival

The festival, to be held from September 17 to October 12 in four separate venues, will feature more than 35 groups from the Chicago Metro area representing all forms of dance, from folkloric to contemporary, from Mexico to Argentina, Spain…

Flamenco Festival: Rafael Riqueni

Coming directly from Spain, we are thrilled to present the flamenco guitar player and composer Rafael Riqueni. This concert will be a solo flamenco guitar. Rafael Riqueni is a Spanish flamenco guitar player and composer. He is considered one of the…

The Chicago Latino Music Series Announces Concerts for Late March

CHICAGO (March 8, 2023) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) announced today the March concerts for their year-round Chicago Latino Music Series.  The ILCC, in co-production with the Instituto Cervantes as part of the Spanish institution’s annual…

39th Chicago Latino Film Festival, April 13th-23rd, Announces First Wave of Titles

CHICAGO (March 7, 2023) – The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival announces the first wave of titles from the close to 100 feature and short length films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States confirmed for the event. …

The Canary Islands-Puerto Rican Connection

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) and the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center (SRBCC) explore the cultural commonalities between Puerto Rico and the Canary Islands with the ILCC’s first concert in their year-round Chicago Latino Music Series.

The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces Winner of Its Annual Poster Contest

CHICAGO (January 24, 2023) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF), is proud to announce that Los Angeles-based graphic designer and illustrator Chenwei Xu is the winner of the Festival’s annual poster competition. The ILCC received…

The International Latino Cultural Center Announces First Titles for Reel Film Club Series

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago announces the first titles of its monthly series The Reel Film Club: the Colombian romantic comedy Crazy About You (Loco por vos) on Tuesday, January 31st and the Ecuadorian immigrant drama Emptiness (Vacío)…

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