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FERIA DEL BARRIO RENDIRA RECONOCIMIENTO EN COMMEMORACION DE 9/11

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Feria del Barrio (Feria), el festival al aire libre que todos los años atrae miles de filadelfianos a la comunidad del reconocido Centro de Oro, este año hace un reconocimiento especial a los Departamentos de Policiía y de los Bomberos de Filadelfia. Este año, la feria coincide con el Quinceavo Aniversario de los ataques de septiembre 11, y se llevará a cabo desde las 12 p.m. a las 5 p.m., en la calle 5co entre la Avenida Lehigh y la calle Cambria.

“La Feria del Barrio es el único festival comunitario que se lleva a cabo en un corredor comercial. Como dueños de negocios, organizaciones sin fines de lucro, y residentes, todos dependemos de los departamentos de la policía y los bomberos para que sean una parte integral de la vitalidad de nuestra comunidad.” intimó la Dra. Carmen Febo, Directora Ejecutiva del Taller Puertorriqueño, la agencia, que con el apollo de otras cuatro organizaciones en la comunidad, organiza el festival. “Quisimos recognocer a los que tienen la tarea de responder primero en situaciones de crisis y desastres en honor a todo lo que significo su sacrificio en 9/11,” continuó diciendo. El Capitán Peter Crespo acceptará el reconocimiento de parte del Departamento de Bomberos, y el Teniente Rosario lo aceptara de parte del Departamento de Policía.

La Feria está colaborando con Telemundo62 para llevar a cabo una campaña de registración para votar en las elecciones presidenciales. El acto principal este año lo será el aclamado y galardonado percusionista Pablo Batista, recipiente de una distinguida Beca de la Fundación Pew en Arte Folklórico, quien ha participado en giras artísticas con Grover Washington, Jr., de 1985 hasta la muerte del Señor Washington en 1999. Batista, junto con su grupo The Mambo Syndicate, ellos nos delaitarán con música que es una deliciosa mezcla de ritmos afro-caribeños, salsa, y mas. La Mega radio, otro principal colaborador contribuye entretenimiento adicional trayendo a Sylvio Mora y el Swing D Guille , quienes junto a otro talento local proveerán toda una tarde de música, baile y gozo.

La Feria no sería posible sin el generoso apoyo de nuestros auspiciadores Xfinity, Creative Philadelphia, PNC Bank, PECO, Health Partners, Jefferson Health, y otros. Invitamos a las familias a disfrutar de actividades para los niños, tales como pintar de caritas y manualidades de arte, y a que se enteren de los servicios que las organizaciones y negocios participantes ofrecen. El Congreso de Latinos Unidos y los Planes de Salud Health Partners van a proveer una serie de pruebas de salud.


The 2016 Feria del Barrio is presented by Taller Puertorriqueño, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, GALAEI, HACE, and Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas. It is the only Latino festival celebrated in Philadelphia’s famed Centro de Oro, the heart of Latino Philadelphia’s commercial district. It celebrates arts, culture, education and economic development in the Latino community and attracts thousands of visitors from throughout the tristate region. Mas enfomcíon aquí.

FERIA DEL BARRIO TO HONOR FIRST RESPONDERS ON 9/11

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Feria del Barrio (Feria), the annual outdoor festival that brings thousands to Philadelphia’s famed Centro de Oro (Golden Center), will divert from its tradition of awarding a Latino arts, education or business leader so that it may recognize the Philadelphia Police Department and Philadelphia Fire Department. This year’s event falls on the 15th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks, and will take place from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., on 5th Street between Lehigh Avenue and Cambria Street.

“Feria del Barrio is the only Latino community festival with a commercial corridor as its backdrop. As business owners, community organizations, and residents, we depend on the Philadelphia police and fire departments to be a part of this neighborhood’s vitality,” shared Dr. Carmen Febo, Executive Director of Taller Puertorriqueño, the festival’s lead organizing agency. “We wanted to recognize the first-responders in this community in honor of all that was sacrificed on 9/11,” she continued. Lieutenant Pete Rosario will accept on behalf of the Philadelphia Police Department, and Captain Peter Crespo will accept on behalf of the Philadelphia Fire Department.

In addition to the award ceremony, Feria has partnered with Telemundo62 to host a voter registration drive in advance of the upcoming presidential election. “Feria del Barrio has become a popular tradition for hundreds of families in the heart of Philadelphia’s Latino community,” said Ric Harris, President and General Manager of NBC10 and Telemundo62. “Telemundo62 is proud to be part of this beloved neighborhood festival that celebrates Latino culture throughout our region.”

The main performance this year will be acclaimed and award winning percussionist Pablo Batista, a recipient of the distinguished Pew Fellowship Award in Folk Art who toured and recorded with the late Grover Washington, Jr., from 1985 until Grover’s passing in 1999. Along with his group The Mambo Syndicate, they produce music that is a delicious blend of Afro-Caribbean music, Salsa and more. La Mega Radio contributes entertainment by Sylvio Mora and Swing D Guille who will join additional local talent to provide an afternoon of music, dance and fun.

With sponsorship support by Xfinity, Creative Philadelphia, PNC Bank, PECO, Health Partners and others, families are invited to enjoy children’s activities, including face painting, arts and crafts, as well as to learn more about community resources presented by area organizations and companies. Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Health Partners Plans will be providing a variety of health screenings.

 


The 2016 Feria del Barrio is presented by Taller Puertorriqueño, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, GALAEI, HACE, and Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas. It is the only Latino festival celebrated in Philadelphia’s famed Centro de Oro, the heart of Latino Philadelphia’s commercial district. It celebrates arts, culture, education and economic development in the Latino community and attracts thousands of visitors from throughout the tristate region. Learn more about Feria here.

Table for Artists and Artisans

We have tables available for artists and artisans at the 2016 Feria for $15 per table with two chairs.  Download the form  here.

The deadline to register is September 8.

For more information please contact Rafael Damast at 215-426-3311 or at rdamast@tallerpr.org 

Register on the web using Google Docs  here!

Atención Artistas Visuales y Artesanos

El Comité de la Feria del Barrio esta convocando artistas visuales y artesanos que deseen participar en la Feria mostrando y vendiendo sus trabajos.

Para más información y para obtener la información en español comuníquese con Rafael Damast en el Taller Puertorriqueño al 215.426.3311 ó rdamast@tallerpr.org, www.tallerpr.org.

La Feria del Barrio 5th Street and Lehigh Ave. Philadelphia, PA

Domingo  11 de septiembre de 2016, 12:00 – 5:00 P.M.

 

 

Tables for NonProfit-Organizations at Feria

We cordially invite your organization to set up an information table at the 2016 Annual Feria del Barrio,  Sunday, September 11, from 12:00 to 5:00 PM in the historic Centro de Oro along the 2700-2800 blocks of North 5th Street in Philadelphia, Pa.M

This neighborhood fair or Feria, serves as one of Philadelphia’s largest celebrations of Latin arts and culture and it brings together thousands of community residents from throughout the Delaware Valley.

Download your application here.

Cost per table is $80 with two chairs.

For more information please contact Dora Viacava at 215-426-3311 or at dviacava@tallerpr.org

Atención Organizaciones de la Comunidad

El Comité de la Feria del Barrio está convocando a las organizaciones que deseen participar en la Feria con una mesa para distribuir información sobre sus servicios.

Para más información y para obtener la información en español comuníquese con Dora Viacava en el Taller Puertorriqueño al 215.426.3311 ó dviacava@tallerpr.org, www.tallerpr.org

2015 Feria del Barrio , 5th Street and Lehigh Ave. Philadelphia, PA

Domingo 11 de septiembre de 2014                                                                      12:00 – 5:00 PM 

Pablo Batista will perform in Feria 2016

Performing this year as Feria’s main act is the acclaimed and award winning percussionist Pablo Batista.  Mr. Batista is the recipient of the distinguished Pew Fellowship Award in Folk Art. He also toured and recorded with the late Grover Washington, Jr., from 1985 until Grover’s passing in 1999.  His music is a delicious blend of Afro-Caribbean music, Salsa and more.  Learn more about him  here.

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