Veronica Robles Cultural Center presents the First Annual Uniting Borders Multicultural Festival, a festival for everyone!! with the support of Boston Cultural Council through the opportunity grant, HYM Investment and Gate Residential / North River CO. The festival will take place at Suffolks Downs on Saturday, June 30th from 12 to 8 PM.
The goal with this festival is to gather as community and highlight local talent and grassroots organizations to celebrate the diverse and rich cultures of our city. As part of the ceremony we will offer the Ethnic Award to East Boston Police Department, Detective Rosalva Medina of Chelsea Police Department, The Harborkeepers of East Boston, Member of the community Doris Hung and the Jossour Moroccan Association of Revere. We will present the 2018 Boston’s Minority Ethnic Talent Award to Alexander Farias for his outstanding international music career and contribution to the local scene.
A one of a kind festival uniting 30 local performers including the Moroccan Band Stars of Boston, music bands, singers and ethnic dance groups from several countries. The event will be end with the Bachata Star and 2005 Billboard Best Artist of the year Domenic Marte.
Activities for children will include bouncy houses, arts and crafts, magicians, clowns and more.. Food will include arepas, Mexican street corn, hotdogs and pizzas. Bring your chair or lawn mat and join the FUN!!
WHAT: Uniting Borders Multicultural Festival
WHEN: Saturday, June 30, 2018
TIME: 12 to 8 PM
WHERE: Suffolk Downs race Track
525 William F. McClellan Highway, East Boston, MA 02128
Blue Line Suffolk Downs Station Public Transportation is highly recommended
Tickets: Pre-sell $20, Door $25
Admission Free for Children under 12 years old and Seniors Citizens
Also available at CB Unlimited Tax Consulting, Aries Communications and Castillo Liquors in East Boston.
More information at www.vrocc.org
Facebook.com/Veronica Robles Cultural Center
Tel: (781) 558-5102
The programing will start at 12 PM with youth talent and dance groups including Yorgelis Willians La Voz Kids Finalist 2014, Jossue “El Rancherito de Oro” La Voz Kids finalist 2016, Sebastian Medina, Alexander Taborda, Tomas Mira (Rap). Veronica Robles Cultural Center Dancers (Latin America), Pumawari Tusuy – Peru, Los Tunanteros de Boston – Peru, AENI American Ecuadorian Community of New England, Chilean Community of Boston, Puerto Rican Groups Estrellas Tropicales and Fuerza Internacional.
Live bands will hit the stage at 1:30 PM starting with Karina Rae pop band, Moroccan Band Stars of Boston, Jimador Musical (Mexican Norteño band), Grupo Los Nítidos, (Salvadoran Music Band), Eduardo Betancourt and Carolina Montes (Venezuelan Ensemble), Con Sabor Colombiano (Colombia), Na Bangela (Brazil), Panadictos (Spanish Rock) in between bands the following solo singers will delight the audience with their talent: Alexander Farias, Gian Faraone, Aida Silva, Saul Garcia, Gerson Eguiguren, Jose Garcia, Bebo “La Ravia” , Ladi J., La Yaquesita, Dania “La catrachita, Lender Maldonado, Manuel Torres, El verdugo de la salsa.