ENCUENTRO FAMILY DAY! Queens!
Saturday, October 22, 2011, 1:00 PM
$10/$8 Members; $5 children/$4 Member Children
Colombian food, crafts, & activities for all ages, including: From its Caribbean coast Grupo Rebolu - vocalist/percussionist Ronald Polo & master drummer Morris Canate, (Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors), From its Pacific coast - African-influenced music Grupo Chonta - master marimbist Diego "Yiyo" Obregon. Workshops include: native flute "gaita" - Martin Vejarano of La Cumbiamba eNeYe; Musica Llanera with Johanna Castaneda (voice/cuatro) y su Grupo Llanero (harp/capachos) music from the Plains; Dance a "May Pole" type-dance with ribbons, to a trio of traditional guitars led by Alejandro Florez playing "torbellino" rhythms.
Presenting in conjunction with The Center for Traditional Music and Dance & Folk Colombia-Musica y Danza "Domingos Colombianos"