The 2nd Annual South Bronx Folk Festival
@ Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education
The Festival is open to the public. All events are FREE. There is a suggested donation of $5 for the Friday and Saturday performances. All proceeds will go towards next year's festival. Please contact the festival coordinator Ariel Quiñones at email@example.com
South Bronx Folk Festival
December 4-10, 2011
With the goal of highlighting the cultural diversity of our community, while showcasing a shared folklore and tradition in performance, Diversity in Arts and Nations for Cultural Education, Inc. (DANCE), presents the second annual South Bronx Folk Festival - a week of cultural events open to the public at various venues in the South Bronx.
Danza Fiesta was created in 1998 by Hilda Rivera-Pantojas in New York City, with the idea of sharing Puerto Rican culture and folkloric traditions with
the rest of the world.
Caracumbe showcases a musical heritage of distinctive African roots found in a Peru mostly known for its Native American and European influences. Caracumbe showcases a musical heritage of distinctive African roots found in a Peru mostly known for its Native American and European influences.
Calpulli Mexican Dance
Calpulli celebrates the rich, regional dance traditions of Mexico’s diverse cultural history interpreted through its unique artistic vision. The fresh, vital repertoire honors Mexico’s past and immigrant life in the United States.
Bámbula's mission is to not only entertain as a musical group but to also help preserve the culture of the African traditions brought to the island of Puerto Rico by the Slave trade.
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