49TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL SANTIAGO APOSTOL DE LOIZA EN EL BARRIO!

Presented By Los Hermanos Fraternos De Loiza & Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute In Association with Taino Towers - El Barrio Fuerte

Festival Santiago Apóstol De Loiza En El Barrio, commonly known as the Loiza Festival in El Barrio, celebrates the African influence of Loiza, Puerto Rico in New York City. The festival was founded by Los Hermanos Fraternos de Loiza. Now in its 49th year, with an intergenerational team of organizers, the summer cultural event attracts a wide range of artists, craft vendors, and community leaders. With food vendors, artists’ showcases, and interactive arts and crafts workshops for children, the festival welcomes all communities. If you want to have a blast creating child-friendly arts and crafts, listening and dancing to live beats, and/or savoring Latin cuisine. 

Food & Artisan Vendors | Performances | Art and craft workshops for Children

WHEN: July 29th | July 30th | July 31st - 11:00AM to 8pm All Days

ADMISSION: FREE

RSVP (Suggested): http://loizafestival.eventbrite.com

WHERE: (NEW LOCATION) E 109th Street Between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue 

 

 


PROGRAM

FRIDAY | DAY 1 - CHILDRENS DAY | July 29th | 11AM - 8PM

11AM - 4PM | Presented by Taino Towers & Young Bucks Sports

Cultural Arts Workshops Games | Face Painting | Magician | Mobile Children’s Library| Young Bucks Sports Pop Up Playground

4PM - 8PM | Presented By Taino Towers

Swing Y Sabor DJ Dance Party

 

SATURDAY |DAY 2 | July 30th | 12pm - 8PM

Performances: 

-!Bomba Yo!

-Herencia de Plena

-Matteo y Su Cumbalaya

-Boricua Legends

-Taino Guatu Ma Cu a Boriken

-Makossa Dance Party 

 


SUNDAY | DAY 3 | July 31st | 12pm - 8PM

Processional begins at 11:30am at St. Cecilia Church ( E 106 St. BTW Lexington and Park Ave with silt walker Maria Cotto

 Performances:

 -Bombazo Dance Company

-Compania Folklorica Ritmos

-Los Hermanos Moreno

-Herencia De Mi Tambo

 


 

THIS PROGRAM IS MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF: