Askelten Palo is a cultural association that promotes Latin American culture by means of folk music and dance. The repertoire of the dance group consists of folk dances from several countries presenting different styles and traditions, the group also performs in traditional costumes. In addition to the performances and education, the association wants to encourage the integration of the Latin American community in Finland and to reinforce its identity. It also organizes intercultural discussions and encounters between the Finnish community and the other migrant communities. The association is founded in 2013 and already four times it has organized a show called “Latin Folk Night”, where also the children groups have had a chance to perform along with the adult groups.