The fourth edition of the Cultural Party will take place on April 2 and 3 with the participation of more than 350 artisans and plastic artists, located in the four main squares of the islet of Old San Juan.
Carlos Ruiz Cortés, executive director of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (ICP), accompanied by Andrea Cruz and Janice Maisonet, from the Escena Y collective, which brings together more than 20 independent music ensembles; singer Danny Rivera; the musician Bobby Valentín and the troubadour Omar Santiago, indicated that the activities of the weekend will begin at 1:00 pm in the Plaza de Armas, Barandilla, Beneficencia and Totem.
“Since we carry out between 900 cultural activities throughout the year, we announce this official event that we carry out mainly in our historic area, and that it is possible to do it with our friends and the good alliances we have with the capital city, the Tourism Company and the State Office of Historical Conservation, friends, collaborators and sponsors”, said Ruiz.
“We are doing this village activity and we have hundreds of artisans and plastic artists and musicians. This is a new cultural generation that we do and we will present a meeting of 250 drums at the Quinto Centenario Monument”, added the director of the ICP.
At yesterday’s press conference, they recognized the 15 founding years of Decimanía, directed by Omar Santiago, and the career of master Bobby Valentín.
“The national teacher Danny Rivera is the only artist who repeats in this Cultural Party, a giant town party,” Ruiz said.
For his part, Rivera overtook THE SPOKESPERSON that “I am composing the Cantata Río Piedras, a musical theater work where I name a lot of all its neighborhoods and neighborhoods with my songs. I’m working on it with Dulce de Coco, some fabulous rappers. The video is coming soon and I have a new plena called Lolita. She made two songs with the troubadour, singer and composer Luz Celenia Tirado, two waltzes that are still hits by Odilio González in Latin America… On May 20, I presented the concert Alma de Cantor, at the Theater of the University of Puerto Rico”.