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David Groverman, 35th Feria Honoree

Married 44 years to Linda, with three children Peter, Leslie (Axel), and Jennifer (Filip Olechowski) and two grandchildren (Leslie & Axel Bergeson). He lived in the Philadelphia region all his life. He graduated from the University of PA in 1974 with a BA in Biology. He went back for business […]

35th Feria del Barrio Program

Click on the download button for a PDF of Feria program. Performing this year in Feria is: Grupo Los Tecuanes, a Mexican dance group based in the Washington, DC area,  will perform two dances.  Los Viejitos is a typical Mexican dance showing the playful character of Mexicans as they age […]

Anthony Colon, Guest Appearance

A guest appearance with salsa star Anthony Colon, interpreting his hit, “Puerto Rico es Fuerte”. Mr. Colon is a major, internationally recognized salsa recording artist and bandleader. He has traveled the globe as lead singer for Edgar Joel Orchestra and in support of his solo releases, “Ahora Es Que Es” […]

Ballet Folklórico Hermanos Ayala

The Ayala Brothers Folkloric Ballet specializes in the “bomba” dance tradition of Loíza, Puerto Rico since its formation in 1959, under the initiative and leadership of Castor Ayala Fuente. At a time when bomba dancing was almost inexistent, this group of dancers and drummers awakened the interest not only of […]

Inca Wayra, “The Inca’s Wind”

Inca Wayra, “The Inca’s Wind” is a group directed by Juan Ore, and is a staple of the DC Latino community for Andean Music.  For the past 25 years the quintet has entertained and kept the Andean music alive in international community festivals in Montgomery County, MD, Arlington and Richmond, […]

Feria 2018 Program

Program schedule for 34th Annual Feria del Barrio 12:00-­12:10 Welcome–‐Feria begins: Carmen, Telemundo talent Bienvenida 12:10-­12:25 Taller’s Children and Youth Dance Ensemble 12:30-­1:00 Inca Wayra 1:15-­1:45 Estilo Dance  1:45-1:50 Raíces – PECO – guests 1:40-­2:10 Raíces Boricuas 2:15-­2:45 Yaretzi Dance  2:55-­3:10 Award, guests 3:10-3:50 Bomberos de la Calle 4:05-­5:00 Frankie […]