Afro-Latino Concert at Howard Univertsity

MZO Center invites you to our Afro-Latino Concert at Howard Univertsity:
 ”African Roots in Latin America and the Caribbean” ??
Saturday, November 21st, 2009, 7 – 10 pm.
Featuring:
“Vicky Leyva y su Sabor Negro” Afro-Peruvian Singer
 “Candombé for Ever” Afro-Uruguayan Drumming & Dancing
“Alafia” Afro-Cuban Dancing & Drumming
“Raíces de Borínquen” Bomba & Plena from Puerto Rico
“Grufolpawa” Afro-Panamenian Dancing
 
Information

about the historical background of the musical performances will be

provided by Ethnomusicologist Michael Birenbaum-Quintero, Ph. D.

Concert Location: Rankin Memorial Chapel, Howard University.
6th Street & Howard Place, NW Washington DC. 20059
Minimum Suggested Donation:
$10

General Admission), $5 (students with valid ID). For more information,

please contact Culture and Arts Program Director, Vicky Leyva at: [email protected] and in our Web site: www.mzocenter.org Tel.: 202-558-7230
Afro Latino Folk Music, Handcrafts and Ethnic Clothing will be available for sale!
 
Co-sponsored by:
The Department of World Languages and Culture, Howard University, DC
Wesley United Methodist Church, DC
Casa de Maryland, MD
Latin American Youth Center LAYC, DC
Benedict College, Columbia, SC.
Grupo Afrodescendiente,

DC.
TransAfrica Forum, DC.
 
Tickets available for sale at The Manuel Zapata Olivella Center Web site: www.mzocenter.org and at Rankin Chapel the day of the event.

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