Celebrando 2004 - The Pirates of Puerto Rico
Celebrando is our annual, multi-phase project that trains our
professional-level performing company in Puerto Rican traditions and
culminates in a full-length, joint performance with masters from Puerto Rico.
This year's special guest was Paracumbe' who brought us Bomba from
Southern Puerto Rico.
Our Celebrando 2004 project was a giant production involving two years of
research, preparation and planning.
Our 2004 project included:
Bomba of Southern Puerto Rico with Paracumbe
o a swordfighting workshop to learn safe swordfighting techniques
o a barril-making workshop to learn to make bomba drums
o a master dance/music workshop
to learn the Isla's Southern style
o a community workshop on plena and bomba for our community.
AND LAST but not least the culminating performances!!
o Celebrando 2004 our joint performance with Paracumbe from Puerto Rico.
o Debut of our first original musical, The Pirates of Puerto Rico
We hope you enjoy the photos linked to these pages!
See Photo Album
for other past performances!
We hold the banner high for Puerto Rico everyday!
Thank you in advance for your donation of any size!!
For more information:
Dr. Ana María Tekina-eirú Maynard
Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Cultural Center Address: 701 Tillery Street #13 (or #A-13),
Austin TX 78702-3738 (Map & Directions)
Mailing Address: 15228 Quiet Pond Court, Austin TX 78728-4555
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