Queen City October Music Festival


Please join us with our 2nd Weekend Event of Queen City October Music Festival

Partnership with Plainfield School District and Plainfield Art Council

Plainfield High School 950 Park Ave, Plainfield, NJ

Saturday October 14 , 2017 Noon to 6:00 PM

“The Latino Festival’s mission is to provide the students and our community with an opportunity to experience traditional and contemporary Latin American culture through the presentation of music, student and community performances,” said Dr. Caryn D. Cooper, Acting Superintendent of Schools. “

"This year, for the first time, the community will be participate fully on stage and in the planning of this event. Our goal is to bring the students and our community together.”

The Latino Festival in partnership with the Plainfield Arts Council and the Latin American Cultural Association of Plainfield will feature this year, for the first time, performances by Inti Raymi, Orquidia de Oro, the Kalpas, the Pablos, and the Ecuador Chamber Music of the City of Ambato.

Student performances will includes dances and vocal performances by students in grades K-12 from Clinton, Cook, Evergreen and Jefferson Elementary Schools and from Plainfield High School and the Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies.

The Latino Festival is a district wide event that annually attracts the largest Hispanic/Latino and multicultural audience from all of the district’s schools and the City of Plainfield.

12:00 pm – Opening Ceremony

Parade of Flags from Latin American and Pledge to the US Flag.

12:10 pm – Cook School - Ms. Pinto’s First Grade Class Representing Panama with dance performance to “La Gozadera”

12:15 pm – Plainfield High School - Dancers 12:25 pm – Jefferson School Ms. Susana Roman’s Fourth Grade Class – Representing Mexico with Jarabe Tapatio (folk dance)

12:35 pm – Clinton School Ms. Susana Roman’s, Zumba style dancing

Echa pa`lla (Manos pa`rriba) Pitbull and "La gozadera" (Gente zona) CoreoFitness 12:45 pm – Evergreen School - Ms. Castillo & Mr. Guzman – Representing Mexico with “Hat Dance”

12:55 pm – Plainfield High School – Vocalist Vivian Flores. Mr. Andre Robinson on piano

Performing “The Crime,” by Miley Cyrus and “Corre,” by Jesse & Joy.

1:00 pm – PAAAS performance

1:30 pm – Chamber Music of the Orquesta de Camara of the City of Ambato

2:00 -3:00 pm – Food tasting in the Cafeteria

3:00 pm - Inti Raymi

3:30 pm – The Kalpas

4:30 pm – Los Pablos

5:00 pm – Orquidia de Oro

5:30 – 6:00 pm Closing ceremonials *Schedule of events is subject to change

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 .

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.

KALPAS

La magia de la música andina de Ecuador, Perú, y Bolivia es tocada por el virtuoso grupo folclorico Kalpas. Son de Ambato - Ecuador. Tocan una gran variedad de instrumentos tradicionales de viento y cuerda como quenas, quenachos, zampoñas, charangos y bandolines. Kalpas tiene varias composiciones musicales en ritmos autoctonos y mestizos.

The magical Andean music from Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia will be played by the virtuous folkloric group Kalpas. They are from Ambato - Ecuador.

They play a variety of traditional wind and string instruments such as kena and quenachos (traditional flutes of the Andes), panpipes, charango and the bandoline. Kalpas has several native rhythmic musical compositions.

Los Pablos

Dúo de músicos y cantores que interpreta música Latinoaméricana. Formado por Pablo

Cubillo en la guitarra (segunda voz) y Pablo Jurado como vocalista principal.

Interpretan diversos géneros como baladas romanticas, ritmica, social, folclor, rock en español , y mucho mas.

A duet by a musician and a singer who play Latin American music. Los Pablos is formed by the guitarist and accompanied vocalist Pablo Cubillo, and Pablo Jurado as the lead vocalist. They interpret several genres such as romantic ballads, rhythmic, social, folklore, latin rock, and much more.

Cuzcatlan

La Asociación Cultural Cuzcatlan es una organización sin fines de lucro que promueve la cultura salvadoreña desde 1998 en el estado de NJ. Dirigido por Adrienne Dominguez, maestra de danza folklórica, quien ha bailado en diferentes escenarios importantes del area tri-estatal. Hoy tienen el placer de presentar Patria Mía de Roberto Henriquez, coreografia que describe los grandes personajes de El Salvador. Ademas, bailaran el Carnaval de San Miguel, canción de Paquito Palavicini en el ritmo de Xuc dedicado a uno de los festejos más populares y alegres de El Salvador.

The Cuzcatlan Cultural Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes the culture from El Salvador in the state of NJ since 1998. The folkloric dance teacher, Adrienne Dominguez, has danced in various important stages in the tri-state area. They are pleased to present Patria Mia by Roberto Henriquez, a choreography describing important characters of El Salvador. In addition, they will perform the Carnival of San Miguel, a song by Paquito Palavicini in a rhythm called Xuc dedicated to one of the most popular and joyous celebrations of El Salvador.

Orquidea de Oro

Orquidea de Oro es un grupo de danza folklorico que demuestra los bailes tipicos de Colombia. Esta dirigido por Phanor Teran, un prestigioso coreografo y director artistico. Bailaran Checurrulao (La Caderona), Yo Me Llamo Cumbia, y Chemapale.

Orquidea de Oro is a folkloric dance group demonstrating some of the typical dances of Colombia such as Checurrulao (La Caderona), Yo Me Llamo Cumbia (My Name is Cumbia), and Chemapale. The artistic director and choreographer is Phanor Teran.

Quinteto de Camara de Ambato, Ecuador

La Orquesta de Cámara de la ciudad de Ambato en Ecuador, Sur America; es un grupo de música académica que interpreta obras clásicas, universal y nacionales. Fundada hace más de 20 años y con una amplia trayectoria internacional; hoy nos deleitaran con sus canciones que susurran al oído. La fusión magica de sus vilones, viola, piano y flauta caracteriza a este talentoso quinteto. Este año son los invitados especiales del festival. Y es un honor para el Concilio de Artes de Plainfield presentarlo.

The Chamber Orchestra of the city of Ambato in Ecuador, South America, interprets classical, universal and unique music pieces from Ecuador. Founded more than 20 years and with an extensive international experience; their music will delight us and whisper in our ear. The magical fusion of their violins, viola, piano and flute characterizes this talented quintet. The Plainfield Arts Council is honored to have them as special guests of the festival.

Raices

Raices es un programa de artes escénicas dirigido por (Carolina Mata) que abarca y comparte el patrimonio latino a traves del arte de la danza, mostrando diferentes bailes de diferentes paises Latinoamericanos como Chambule, San Juanito, Bachata, Marinera, Zapateado, y Samba. Cuentan la historia de la herencia latina, nuestra evolucion y la inlfluencia de hoy en la cultura del pop.

Raices is a performing arts program directed by (Carolina Mata) who embraces and shares the Latin heritage through the art of dance showcasing different dances from different Latin American countries such as Chambule, San Juanito, Bachata, Marinera, Zapateado, y Samba. They tell the story of the Latin Heritage, its evolution, and the influence in today’s pop culture.

Ballet Imagenes y Tradiciones del Peru

(Ballet Images and Traditions from Peru)

Dirigido por la prestigiosa coreografa Cory Morales. Sus trabajos artísticos representan las danzas de Peru, tales como Huayno, Huaylas, Festejo, y Marinera Norteña. Ballet Imagenes y Tradiciones del Peru es una organizacion sin fines de lucro dedicada a difundir la danza folklórica peruana.

Directed by the renowned choreographer Cory Morales, in which her art works represent dances from Peru such as Huayno, Huaylas, Festejo (Celebration), and Marinera Norteña. Ballet Imagenes y Tradiciones del Peru (Ballet Images and Traditions from Peru) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to share the folkloric dances from Peru to the communities.

Alma Montuno Latin Dance

Alma Montuno es un estudio de danza dirigido por el instructor y coreografo Elvis Ruiz, quien enseña la Salsa de Nueva York a adultos de todas las edades. Ademas de enseñar y bailar la Salsa, que proviene de Puerto Rico y Cuba, Alma Montuno también realiza la cultura popular de la Republica Dominicana como la Bachata y el Merengue.

Alma Montuno is a studio directed by the instructor and choreographer Elvis Ruiz who teaches NY Style Salsa to adults of all ages. Besides teaching and performing Salsa, originating from Puerto Rico and Cuba, Alma Montuno also performs the popular culture of Dominica Republic such as Bachata and Merengue.

Orquesta de Cámara

Featuring (in photo) its youngest participants. The Orquesta de Cámara del Municipio de Ambato is exporting its music to the world with its renditions of culture and talent according to the Culture Director is Mr. Carlos Quinde.

Many exciting events to coming through-out the month of October

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