49th Annual Festival Santiago Apostol De Loiza En El Barrio!


  • E 109th Street Between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10029 United States

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

The Festival Santiago Apostol De Loiza En El Barrio commonly known as the Loiza Festival in El Barrio is planned for July 29th to July 31st at NEW LOCATION E 109th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue. The festival celebrates the Afro Boricua traditions that have infused the island of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican diaspora with the “sabor” of tradition that includes food, music, dance, crafts and popular celebrations from the town of Loiza founded by “cimarrones” (maroons). The festival will have artisan and food vendors, performances from legendary Latin bands, and cultural presentations of Bomba and Plena.  

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

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

 

PROGRAM

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

 

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

Performances: 

-!Bomba Yo!

-Herencia de Plena

-Matteo y Su Cumbalaya

-Boricua Legends

-Taino Gutu Macu a Boriken


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

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

 Performances:

 -Bombazo Dance Company

-Compania Folklorica Ritmos

-Los Hermanos Moreno

-Retumba Dance Company


This Program is made possible with the generous support of: