Loiza Festival in El Barrio 15′

Loiza Festival in El Barrio 15′The Festival of Santiago Apostol commonly known as the Loiza Festival del Barrio is planned for July 24th to July 26th.

As always we anticipate the participation of local and international performance groups of Bomba and Plena!

For more information about becoming a vendor, contact Melody Capote / 212-307-7420, Ext. 3004

WHEN: July 24th to July 26, 2015 | 11AM- 8PM all days

WHERE: E 105th St. Between Park and Lexington, New York 10035



Friday, July 24th

Taino Towers Day: El Barrio Fuerte…  !Basta Ya!
Fun & games for our Children 


A day of fun and games, jump rope, hop scotch, mask making, storytelling, performances, characters & more. Day and Summer programs welcome!


Music by

5 en Plena

Salsa Music and Dance by Swing y Sabor

Performances by local community talent

Saturday, July 25th


Special installation of La Casita/La’Kay on-site with artists Adrian “Viajero” Roman, Manny Vega, Sophia Dawson and direct from Puerto Rico, David Zayas and Damaris Cruz

Music by

Dj Geko Jones

Palladium Mambo All Stars


Johnny Olivo & Herencia de Plena

Jose Mangual & Son Boricua


Sunday, July 26th


PROCESSIONAL BEGINS at 12:30PM at Iglesia Catolica de la Santa Agonía (3rd Ave. & 100th St.) with musician Frankie Vasquez as Padrino & Olga Rosa as La Madrina

Music by:

Danza Fiesta

Legacy Woman

Milteri Tucker y Bombazo Dance Company

Tipica ’73

Evelyn Jimenez y Orgullo Taino

Family Affair Mambo Dance team

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, 1825 Park Av. Suite 602 New York, NY 10035, Email – info@cccadi.org, http://cccadi.org/tag/loiza/

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