4th annual PICNIC, RITMO y BAILE with special guests

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Presented by Puerto Rican Cultural Center at Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center, Austin TX

Apr 14 2019
4th annual PICNIC, RITMO y BAILE with special guests

Come dance Bomba, Plena, Taino dances and more under the Pecan Trees with special guests — Joaquin Nieves, Director of Guateque Ballet Folklorico & Irvin Santiago, Cuatrista and Trovador from Morovis.

Puerto Rican Cultural Center’s 4th annual community picnic will kick off their Celebrando 2019 heritage project that will culminate in a Salsa & Heritage Festival.

Bring your beach chairs and maraca! Come dance Bomba, Plena, Taino dances and more under the Pecan Trees with special guests — Joaquin Nieves, Director of Guateque Ballet Folklorico & Irvin Santiago, Cuatrista and Trovador from Morovis — and performances by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance.

The free picnic will also include

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 512-251-8122

Email: dance@prfdance.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Puerto Rican Cultural Center is excited to offer everyone the opportunity to register for a LIVE 2-hour Masters Workshop led by visiting folklore masters Joaquín Nieves Caldero, Director of the 40-year-old Guateque Ballet Folklorico de Puerto Rico, and special guest Irvin Santiago, prize-winning cuatrista and trovador from Morovis, Puerto Rico.

This year’s workshop explores the tradition of Carnavál in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rican Cultural Center will begin with a demonstration and brief history of Puerto Rican carnaváles. After the introduction they will divide into two study and practice groups. See the website for cost and details https://casita.prfdance.org/

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • Carnavales de Puerto Rico

LOCATION

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center

701 Tillery Street, Austin, TX 78728

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