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Puerto Rican Salsa & Heritage Festival

Join Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance as we celebrate our rich culture with
our annual Salsa & Heritage Festival. This year’s celebration brings ancestral Bomba traditions to Austin with Bomba Elder & Master and LP artist, Jorge Emmanuelli Nater — and members of his group — who will join PRFDance in an exciting joint performance. Bring your dancing shoes and join us in a Bombazo (Bomba Dance)!


Our heritage festival will also feature the hottest Salsa in Central Texas with Orquesta Trabuko, performances by our PRFD performing arts students, and comida criolla (food for sale) by Chago’s Caribbean Cuisine. We will once again welcome artisans from Texas and beyond who will be presenting their original creations.

The Celebrando 2014 – Salsa & Bomba Festival will take place on June 21, 2014, 7pm-11:30pm at the Ballroom of the Jewish Community Campus, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin, TX 78731. Doors will open at 6:30pm. Tables are first-come-first-served. So come early and grab a table, visit the artisans, eat, dance, relax, and celebrate — Puerto Rican style! Admission: $15 Advance/$18 Door, $7 children (12 & under), 2 and under free. Tickets are now on sale:

TICKETS IN PERSON – Chago’s Caribbean Cuisine, 512-275-6013 (*Cash Only*).

Celebrando 2014 Humanities and Heritage project was made possible in part by support from APRISA of San Antonio, Holiday Inn Express, Chagos Caribbean Cuisine, and, through awards from the Austin Friends of Folk Arts, Humanities Texas, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Artworks. This year’s Festival is also sponsored in part with funding and support through the City of Austin Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division which believes an investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin’s future. Visit Austin at

We hold our bandera high every day on Facebook:

Semign cacona guari,

Que Dios te cuide y te guarde siempre.

Dr. Ana Maria Tekina-eiru’ Maynard
Founding Executive & Artistic Director

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center
Center Location: 701 Tillery Street, Austin TX 78702
Mailing Address: 15228 Quiet Pond Court, Austin TX 78728
Phone: (512) 251-8122

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