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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 […]

The Presenters from Telemundo 62

The  Feria del Barrio committee  is honored to have  Telemundo 62’s  Ramón Zayas and Carolina Cardona as hosts of the 2015 festival. Ramón Zayas trabaja como Presentador de Noticias para Noticiero Telemundo62, el cual se transmite de lunes a viernes a las 5:30 PM, 6 PM y 11 PM por Telemundo Philadelphia62 […]

The 2015 Feria Special Honoree: Bill Salas

In 1982, Guillermo “Bill” Salas, Jr. Co-founded the Hispanic Association of Contractors and Enterprises better known today as simply HACE. At the time a Community Development Corporation was viewed as a new tool for the revitalization of neighborhoods to improve the lives of low income people. HACE became a voice […]

Pirulo y La Tribu the Main Act

With live music, kids corner, arts & crafts, great foods, prizes, and featuring salsa star, directly from Puerto Rico, Pirulo y La Tribu. With additional participation by La Banda Loca, Chiko Swagg and Mambodelphia. Música en vivo, actividades para los niños, kioskos de comida, información y la participación, directamente de Puerto […]

Program of Events

  12:30-­12:35 Welcome–‐Feria begins Bienvenida 12:35-­12:50 Taller’s Children and Youth Dance Ensemble 12:50-­1:00 Motivos participation 1:00—1:20 Abigail 1:20-1:25 Carmen and Mary Taller and Raíces- PECO 1:25-2:05 Los Bomberos de la Calle 2:05-­2:30 Raising of Puerto Rican Flag-State Representative Angel Cruz. 2:35-­3:15 Grupo Karis 3:15-3:30 HACE and Congreso,  Xfinity-Telemundo, Award Presentation […]

Johnny & Aida Cruz

Special Honorees

Johnny & Aida Cruz Juan (Johnny) Cruz Jr. was born August 11, 1951 in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico. His love of music started at the young age of 6, when playing in the countryside, he became aware of the surrounding sounds, the birds and rooster singing during the day and the coqui singing […]

Yo Soy Oro

As part of this year’s 30thannualFeria del Barrio, the creative team of AMerican MEdia Output will introduce a re-branding campaign for the N. 5th Street commercial district, El Centro de Oro, leading with the slogan Yo Soy Oro (I Am Gold). The Yo Soy Oro campaign will appear in advertisements on big belly trash receptacles along the El […]