With ‘ destination: Harlem’ of Black History Month puts his focus this year on the multicultural district a current campaign by NYC & company, the Tourism Organization of the city of New York, is the neighbourhood of Harlem during the Black History Month in the center of the events. Destination: Harlem is the latest campaign of New York City and held until February 28, 2011. The special month began with the Grand opening of Aloft Harlem 124-loft-like room. It is the first hotel which opened in this district since 1967. More at. Destination: Harlem continues its focus on events in cultural institutions located in all over Harlem.
At the same time with the Black History Month campaign promotes new tours and trails, to get to know the cultural, culinary and nightlife hotspots. For example, key Harlem offers such trips”. With a culinary journey from the Caribbean until after West Africa the participants served soul food at its very best at different stations. Who is more for art Book interested, can the popular arts tour”. During the two-hour tour, the participants meet several artists of jewelry designers to painters to sculpture artists in carefully selected galleries. More at. Authentic Gospel concerts, for example, at the Abyssinian Baptist Church are another highlight for all visitors to Harlem.
Also Gospel tours are possible. For over one hundred years is the epicenter of African American culture and a historical and at the same time dynamic city quarter”Harlem, says George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & company. Destination: Harlem shows first-class cultural, dining and entertainment in New York City. Visitors now have the opportunity, to meet Harlem during their stay in a special way and to explore all that this area has to offer.” Highlight of the Black History month is the Apollo legacy: Jazz! in the Museum of the city of New York on February 28. The national Jazz Museum all stars tribute, famous jazz legends including Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. The show begins at 7: 00, tickets cost five dollars. “The ticket price is also the visit to the exhibition ain’t nothing like the real thing: how the Apollo Theater shaped American entertainment” included. In the famous Theater on 125th street featured artists such as Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker and Aretha Franklin. For more information see and. The district not only experienced his comeback since Bill Clinton, President a. D., the 125th street has obtained an Office. Almost every day new shops, new stores and new companies open. Everything speaks of rebirth of the black New York from the new Harlem Renaissance,”. For more information, see harlem or. General information about New York City also in German language available under or English. Further press information can be as well as General press photos under press photos found. Editor’s Note: NYC & company is the official marketing and Tourism Organization of the city New York City. She is responsible for the development of tourism, the economic development of the five city districts and taking care of the positive image of the city around the world. NYC & company operates the NYC information center on the 7th Avenue (52 / 53 Street) and the official NYC website.