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September 15, 2017

 

INTI-RAYMI
Grupo de danza folclórica Ecuatoriana. Dirigido por Luis Caluña y Vinicio Gómez. Y el profesor de ballet Edgar Jadan. Integrada por jóvenes estudiantes de la comunidad de Los Plainfields del estado de New Jersey, muchos de ellos nacidos en los Estados Unidos. 
Inti-raymi que en lengua nativa (quichua) significa "Tributo al sol" representa en sus bailes la identidad andina y costeña ecuatoriana.
Sus coreografías como Cacha, Esperanza, Pendoneros, Costeñita  son muy alegres;   además usan  una vestimenta típica muy  hermosa y colorida .

 

INTI-RAYMI

Ecuadorian folk dance group. Directed by Vinicio Gómez and Luis Caluña and the Ballet professor Edgar Jadan. Integrated  by young students from The Plainfields the state of New Jersey, some of them were born in the United States. 

In the native language (Quichua) Inti-Raymi means "Tribute to the sun", which their dances represents the andean and coastal Ecuadorian identity.

His choreographies such as Cacha, Esperanza (Hope), Pendoneros, and Costeñita (female citizen from the coast) are very joyful; besides they use a very beautiful and colorful typical performance attire.

 

 

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

 

The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.

 

The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period

more information https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/

 

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