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Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance
Celebrando 2003 - Joint Performance with Guateque

What an honor to bring long time mentor, teacher, friend Joaquin Nieves, director of Guateque de Puerto Rico to Austin to meet our performing company "Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance!" Joaquin and members of Guateque came in January 2003 and gave us a master-level workshop of traditional dance and music from the mountains of Puerto Rico. Here are photos of our joint performance which culminated this project, as well as the backstage fun getting ready for the show All was made possible by funding by the National Endowment, the City of Austin, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, and others.

The Show Begins!!

PRFDance performing Bailes de Salon

PRFDance and Guateque Musicians

Guateque presents mountain dances

Featured Suite by Guateque and PRFDance

Celebrating the harvest on an 18th Century Coffee Plantation

PRFDance performs Bailes de Bomba

His and Hers solos!

Guateque treats us to Plena

PRFDance performs Plena for Candy!

Grand Finale brings everyone on stage

Time to Celebrate Success!

Thanks Joaquin! We did it!!

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, Austin TX 78702-3738 (Map & Directions)
Mailing Address: 15228 Quiet Pond Court, Austin TX 78728-4555
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