When the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center was founded, they had a three-member dance company and an annual production program. Now, the non-profit organization offers more than 12 annual programs for all ages and has a 20-member folklore company of dancers and musicians. The center aims to promote cultural pride and awareness through performances and cultural programs by celebrating history and cultural traditions in the performing folkloric arts.
The cultural center celebrates years of dedication to the Puerto Rican community with their 15th Anniversary Heritage Festival. It will feature bomba music straight from Puerto Rico with Los Hermanos Ayala playing from their album, Bomba de Loiza. Before they take the stage, Orquesta Trabuko will start the night off with salsa dancing and close the celebration.
The event will be held on June 23 in Marchesa Performance Hall located at 6226 Middle Fiskville Rd from 7:30-11 p.m. Advanced tickets for adults are $12 and can be purchased here. Tickets at the door are $15. Admission for children under 12 is $5 and children two and under get in free. Food will be provided by Chago’s Caribbean Cuisine and a cash bar will be also available.