In 2019 ¡VAMOS! returned for it 13th year in the North East (12-14 July) and Leeds for it’s 5th edition on (21 July) with a programme celebrating Spanish and Portuguese speaking cultures. ¡VAMOS! combined cuisine, art, film, theatre, dance, music, literature, fashion, sport and education, offering an international festival for everyone!

¡VAMOS! 2019 was supported with funding from the following organisations

“¡VAMOS! has taken the idea of a Latin Festival to a whole new level”
The Guardian


Vamos North East: 12-14 July 2019

After a brief hiatus the North East saw the return of ¡VAMOS! Festival for its 12th edition in Summer 2019!
Between 12-14 July, the festival offered an diverse range of activities and events, from a picnic fiesta, visual art exhibition to digital music releases plus the ever popular Mardi Gras Parade where ¡VAMOS! took over Northumberland Street with colour and music and a playful festival with something for everyone.

View the full ¡VAMOS! North East programme!

Vamos Leeds: 21 July 2019

¡VAMOS! Leeds returned to Millennium Square on 21 July!

Presenting its fifth edition, the festival programme offered a combination of live music acts, dance workshops, performances and sumptuous Latin American street food and drinks!

Curated by Lubi Jovanovic, festival highlights will included international acts Ortiga (Spain) and Son Yambu (Cuba / UK) with jam-packed support from an array of other amazing musicians and performers.

Photo by Resh Rall.

Leeds Programme
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with ¡VAMOS! complete we would love to hear
what you thought of the North East or Leeds
editions of the festival this year!


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