This year the Township has chosen to recognize a part of Hispanic culture that binds more than 20 Hispanic countries through rhythm- the history of drumming and percussion in Latin America.
Through performances from various cultural groups, a community drum circle, and an exciting keynote speaker, the event aims to share with the public the soul-moving, rhythmic connection that Hispanic culture ties in with celebration, mourning, medicine and spirituality.
The schedule of events is as follows:
2:30pm - Performance by Viva Flamenco
3:15pm - Performance by Pasion Peru
3:30pm - Performance by Otto Show and workshop by the Bucket Brigade
4:00pm - Performance by Alizon, Lucero, & David Lopez
4:30pm - Performance by Los Mulatos de NJ and workshop by the Bucket Brigade
5:00pm - Performance by Sequnda Quimbamba
5:30pm - Performance by David Cedeno and his Orchestra
Ongoing activities and food vendors:
El Lechon de Negron, Tropical Taste and Gusto & Sabor Colombiano Restaurantand other local Latin food vendors.
Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, games and an art exhibition featuring art on loan from the Newark Public Library the event features something for everyone!