Lea en Español 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… Read More FERIA DEL BARRIO TO HONOR FIRST RESPONDERS ON 9/11
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,… Read More Pablo Batista will perform in Feria 2016
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Here are a few of the Photos from the 2015 Feria del Barrio.
George Dennis’s Mambodelphia Dance Company incorporates the Mambo style into routines that keeps the Salsa On1 feeling while embracing the Salsa On2. Dennis had been dancing for more than 10 years and teaching for more than 7 years, and he brings his experience to the dance company. His company mixes fun, exciting routines that always… Read More Mambodelphia Dance Company at Feria 2015
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,… Read More AT THIS YEAR’S 31st FERIA DEL BARRIO COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
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 / WWSI, la estación local… Read More The Presenters from Telemundo 62
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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 for greater social and economic… Read More The 2015 Feria Special Honoree: Bill Salas
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 Rico, Pirulo y La Tribu… Read More Pirulo y La Tribu the Main Act