Sunday, June 12, 2022
3:00 – 8:00 pm

JCC Austin
7300 Hart Ln
Austin, TX 78731

Join the Celebration!

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Online Ticket Sales Are Now Closed

Buy Tickets at the Door

Adult ticket (age 13+) – $30.00
Cash and cards accepted.

Child ticket (ages 3-12) – $5.00

Lap children (under 3) – Free!

See map below for directions.

Join the Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Austin as we celebrate 25 years of sharing the rich and joyful culture and heritage of Puerto Rico.

We are excited to welcome the All-Stars of Salsa in Texas—Orquesta TrabuRikan—who will be performing two sets of the best Salsa, Merengue, and other Latin favorites. Come prepared to dance!

Celebrando 2022 Heritage Project

Exploring the Shared African Roots of Puerto Rican and Mexican Folkloric Music and Dance

“This year, our heritage project explores the shared African roots of Puerto Rican and Mexican folkloric traditions. Come see how the Puerto Rican Bomba rhythms mesh with the African influences in the music and dance of Mexico.

FEATURED PERFORMERS

Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklórico de Texas (RLBFT)
LIVE Music by
Fandango Tejas
Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance Performing Company
PRFDance Musicos
PRFDance Junior Company (a taste of Danza)

GUEST ARTISTS

Raúl de la Paz  (Director, Ballet Sangre Viva)
Jesus “Chúy” Chacon (Artistic Director, RLBFT)
Dr. Pablo Luis Rivera
(University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras)
Karla Cortijo Rivera (Ballet Sangre Viva)

SPECIAL GUEST

Josilda Acosta Figueras
(Institute of Puerto Rican Culture)

VENDORS

Comida Criolla (Puerto Rican Food) for sale by “La Sabrosa”
Handcraft Artisans

JCC Austin
Epstein Family Community Hall / Gloria & Harvey Evans Performance Center
7300 Hart Ln
Austin, TX 78731

COVID-19 Policy – Masks are optional for fully vaccinated individuals.

 The Celebrando 2022 Heritage Project is supported in part by donations from Six Square, DRS Architects & Planners PC and H-E-B, and with funding and support by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Texas Commission on the Arts, and Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Our cultural center is still standing thanks to CARES/ARP/COVID recovery support from all of the above, as well as the Mid-America Arts Alliance — with additional support from the NEA, and the state arts agencies of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas — the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, and the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Handcraft Artisans

Folkloric Performances

Salsa Dancing