AN ENGAGING, FUN AND EDUCATIONAL EVENT COMPRISED LAST YEAR’S 31st FERIA DEL BARRIO COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
Feria 2015 thanks its sponsors for their generous support of the 31st Annual Neighborhood Festival
Philadelphia, PA –September 3, 2015— The 31st Annual Feria del Barrio 2015 welcomes the community, and its many sponsors including Telemundo, Xfinity, Creative Philadelphia, PECO, Allied Construction, MEGA, PNC Bank, Southwest Airlines, Health Partners Plans, Keystone First, and Al Dia Newspaper on coming Sunday September 13th, 2015 to what promises to be a full, educational, and fun event for the entire family.
Thanks to our sponsors and the firm conviction of the organizing committee, Taller Puertorriqueño, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, GALAEI, HACE and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas, Feria has developed a track record of over three decades years of promoting Education, Economic Development and celebrating Latino heritage, arts and culture. As proof of its success and indisputable economic power, Feria del Barrio has been ranked as one of the largest Hispanic Festivals in the area, offering a variety of entertainment options for the entire family at no cost, while providing opportunities to educate the community on services and issues that impact them, stimulating economic development, and preserving traditions and promoting cultural and artistic exchanges among Philadelphia residents. This year Feria will feature the latest salsa attraction, directly from Puerto Rico, Pirulo y La Tribu.
A complete list of performers is below:
MC’s: María del Pilar, Ramón Zayas and Carolina Cardona
- 12:05-12:10 Welcome–‐Feria begins Bienvenida
- 12:15-12:35 Taller’s Children and Youth Dance Ensemble
- 12:35—1:50 Mural Dedication
- 1:00—1:30 José Nieves con Irving Robles y su Cuatro Son
- 1:35-2:00 Los Bomberos de la Calle
- 2:00-2:15 Raising of Puerto Rican Flag-State Representative Angel Cruz
- 2:15-2:35 Mambodelphia
- 2:35-2:55 HACE and Congreso, Xfinity-Telemundo, Award Presentation to Bill Salas
- 3:05-3:40 Chico Swagg
- 3:50-4:30 La Banda Loca
- 4:30—5:30 Pirulo y la Tribu
- 5:30 Feria ends. Farewell.
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About FERIA del BARRIO–Serving as one of Philadelphia’s largest celebrations of Latino arts and culture, the annual Feria del Barrio brings together thousands of community residents from throughout the Greater Philadelphia region for a FREE family event featuring some of the world’s most renowned musical artists. Dozens of community agencies, corporate sponsors and vendors line the city’s historical Centro de Oro for access to the nation’s fastest growing market. Feria del Barrio is done in collaboration with Taller Puertorriqueño (lead agency), Congreso del Latinos Unidos, HACE, and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas.