The 2021 Biden-Harris Inauguration will surely be different yet spectacular, and Latinos will be part of the entire ceremony.
Jan. 20 will be a defining day for millions of people living in the United States. As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris get sworn in as President and Vice President of the US, Latinos will be watching and will also be part of this historic event.
While the event will be scaled down because of the coronavirus pandemic, the inauguration will still be a must-watch event.
Here’s a brief schedule of tonight’s celebration and tomorrow’s events, including performances by Latino artists.
9:30 p.m. ET
“Latino Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience, and Promise”: Tonight, watch in awe of Latinos’ contribution to this country. In partnership with the Hispanic Federation and featuring more than 50 co-host organizations, the event will be hosted by Eva Longoria and feature appearances by Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Leguizamo, Rita Moreno, Edward James Olmos, Ivy Queen, and Becky G.
There will be musical performances from Gilberto Santa Rosa and Gaby Moreno, featuring David Garza, Emilio Estefan, and All-Star Tejanos United —Stefani Montiel, José Posada, Shelly Lares, DJ Kane. Mariachi Nuevo Santander from Roma High School in Roma, Texas will debut a virtual recording of “This Land Is Your Land.”
The event will also include the Emilio Estefan-produced performance of “One World, One Prayer” by the Wailers, featuring Skip Marley, Farruko, Shaggy, and Cedella Marley. The Latino Inaugural 2021 event will stream live at bideninaugural.org/watch, The Choice channel on Peacock, Telemundo’s digital and social platforms, Univision’s digital and social platforms, and on Hispanic Federation social channels.
Opening ceremony: During the first part of the inauguration, aside from Lady Gaga and Bruce Springsteen, our Puerto Rican queen, Jennifer López will be performing at the main event.
Virtual parade through America
“Celebrating America” prime-time special: Hosted by Tom Hanks, this 90-minute prime-time program will feature commentary from Biden and Harris, and appearances and performances by Eva Longoria, Demi Lovato, and more.