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When is Hispanic Heritage Month?

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Hispanic Heritage Month does not lie within one particular calendar month. Instead, it lasts from September 15 to October 15 every year. Events are scheduled throughout the month to honor the legacy and history of Hispanic cultures throughout the world, but mostly in America.

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The Library of Congress is the primary backer and supporter of Hispanic Heritage Month. Other supporters include the Smithsonian Institution, the National Gallery of Art, the National Archives and Records Administration, and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. The month highlights issues such as the Latino experience in America and Hispanic veterans in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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