Lunes/Monday October 5th

Apertura / Opening
at the Mexican Consulate in New Orleans 

Premio De Bango a la Excelencia Artística otorgado a Brenda Murphy
Guillermo De Bango Excellence in the Arts Award presented to Brenda Murphy; presentation of the QPF 2015 official poster by Belinda Shinshillas and an art exhibit “Hispanic Convergence in New Orleans” with works from 22 local Latin American artists. Music by Patrice Fisher and Alexis “Papo” Guevara


Entrada Gratis/Free Admission  


Martes/Tuesday October 6th 

Young Performers Classical Music Concert
at NOCCA Riverfront Marsalis Studio 7pm

Featuring works by Hispanic-American composers such as Lecuona, Brouwer, Rodrigo, Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Tarrega, and Lauro, performed by young musicians from NOCCA and other institutions in the area.


Entrada Gratis/Free Admission 



 Miércoles/Wednesday October 7th

Master Class by Cuban pianist Jorge Luis Prats
at NOCCARiverfront Marsalis Studio

Entrada Gratis/Free Admission


New Orleans Jazz "The Latino Connection"
at George and Joyce Wein Jazz and Heritage Center  7pm

Javier Olondo and Friends. Cuban guitarist, Javier Olondo will take the stage and invite prominent musical figures to join him in a special performance followed by two screenings of original documentaries. 1)“La Oruga y la Mariposa” (The Caterpillar and the Butterfly) highlighting the Cuban Congas and the Carnivals of Santiago de Cuba which reflect the lives of five Cubans in today’s Cuba. Producer: Tomas Montoya and Director: William Sabourin. 2) The Grammy award winning ReBirth Brass Band in Santiago de Cuba’s Carnival celebrations. Producer: CubaNOLA Arts Collective/Ariana Hall. Question and answer session followed by Cuban New Orleans based Jazz musician Alexey Marti and his Quintet. Scheduled to appear as guests artists,  Jee Yeoun Ko, Michael Pellera, Hector Gallardo, Pupi Menes, Jose "Pepe" Coloma,  Tony Dizant, Johnny Marcia, Jorge Perez and more

Entrada Gratis/Free Admission



Jueves/Thursday October 8th 

An evening of Dance
at Xavier University 7pm

Folkloric Cuban dance presentations by Lisbeth Pedroso, Aurelio Gonzalez & Dance Group Raices and Dile Que NOLA. The event is co-hosted by the Xavier University of LA Department of Languages, Division of Fine Arts and Humanities.

                  Lisbeth Pedroso  Grupo Raices  Dile Que Nola


Entrada Gratis/Free Admission




Viernes/Friday October 9th 

Concierto de Gala con Jorge Luis Prats
at Dixon Hall, Tulane University 7:30

Classical Gala Concert by Cuban pianist Jorge Luis Prats.

Jorge Luis Prats 

Entrada Gratis/Free Admission



Midnight on Frenchmen Street
at Dragons Den

Hosted by Felipe Estrada, co-host of the popular TV show, Que Pasa New Orleans, playing a variety of Latin rhythms to dance to.

Felipe Estrada

Entrada Gratis/Free Admission



Sabado/Saturday October 10th 

Family Day
at Lafreniere Park 12Noon-9pm

Treat the whole family to a fun-filled day of live music, food, sports, Zumba, dance and kid’s activities.

Scheduled to appear: Latin Grammy winner Descemer Bueno, Timbalive, AsheSon, KARMA, Banda Ibanez, Dora the Explorer, Elmo, Phil and Dora Sison, Fernando Gort, Brenda Murphy, DJ Guanaco and so many more!




AshesonDescemer Bueno & TimbaLiveKarmaBanda Ibanez


Entrada Gratis/Free Admission



Club Silhouette: 9:30pm-1am

Que Pasa Fest 2015 official after-party hosted by Liquid Rhythm. *Event in partnership with Que Pasa Fest 2015



Domingo/Sunday October 11th 

Que Pasa Fest meets Celebración Latina
at the Audubon ZOO  10am

Audubon Zoo. The Zoo's Capital One Stage and Field is set to offer a true taste of the Latin American culture with live music, children’s activities and authentic Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans will sell handmade crafts, and local social service, health and education organizations will offer wellness, education and social service information. Free admission with special ticket or zoo membership.




Cervantes Fundación Hispanoamericana de Arte
Hispanic Flavor Productions would like to thank the following



  Cervantes Fundación Hispanic Flavor Match Solutions LLC
  Que Pasa New Orleans Que Pasa TV Que Pasa
 Tulane University New Orleans Jazz & Heritage NOCCA
  Mexican Consulate Lafreniere Park Jefferson Parish

  Bud Light Corona 

  Southern Eagle PeoplesHealth Gulf Coast Bank

  Xavier University SP Gala Music 

  Jambalayanews Chilangos Seafood El Tiempo New Orleans

  Jen Care LA Lottery Dragons Den
  Louisiana National Guard Metairie Bank Roof Crafters 
  Cuba Nola Classic Insurance Chip Forstall

  McDonalds BooKoo Rueda Telemundo 42 

  Cox Cox Cox 

  Puentes de LatiNola Meridiano 90 Audubon Institute   

  Bella-Style Style Essential RimTyme Copa Airlines