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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 […]

34th Annual Feria del Barrio

Sunday, September 23d, 2018 from 12:00 – 5:00 PM Showcasing the best that El Centro de Oro (The Golden Center) has to offer, we present the annual Feria del Barrio. Feria is a collaboration between Taller Puertorriqueño (Taller), Congreso de Latinos Unidos (Congreso), HACE, and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas (Raíces). Since […]

Honoree’s for the 2018 Feria del Barrio

Each year, Feria honors community heroes that have served our community in one of three areas: Education, Economic Development, and Arts and Culture. This year our heroes are two leaders in Philadelphia Latino Arts and Culture: Suzzette Ortiz and Jose Luis “Tino” Serrano. We honor them for their commitment to […]

Program for the 34th Feria del Barrio

September 17, 2017         12 to 5PM Lehigh Stage                                                              5th St. at Taller         12:00         Welcome – Carmen, Ramon Zayas and Violeta Yas 12:10         Taller Dance Ensemble 12:25        Francéss Studio Dance Ensemble 12:50       Jose Nieves, El Gallo Pinto 01:15         Diana Christine Guzman 01:30         Kuumba (live drums & dance) […]

Frankie Vázquez with the Tino Serrano Orquesta Salsa Dura

This year’s featured musical act is  Frankie Vázquez, “El Sonero del Barrio.”  Vázquez, one of the most famous salsa singers in New York, will perform with the Tino Serrano Orquesta Salsa Dura at this year’s Feria del Barrio. Throughout more than thirty-five years of artistic life, “El Sonero del Barrio” […]