FERIA DE SEVILLA
WHEN: Sunday, April 27 (Rain Date Sunday May 4), 3:00 – 6:00 PM
WHERE: Parker Press Park, 428 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge
For more information: call 732.598.3979 or email AlboradaDance@optonline.net
Ole! Spend a Sunday afternoon in Spain as Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre transports you and your family and friends to Spain’s famous April Fair of Seville. (Above: Flamenco singer Gisele Assi with guitarists Jose Ramos and Ivan Max; Photo credit: L. McCullough, 2013)
Feria de Sevilla will celebrate Spain's unique cultural heritage with live Flamenco music and traditional Flamenco dances performed by Alborada’s professional artists, clicking castanets, gorgeous ruffled costumes, castanet and dance workshops, children’s arts and crafts, plus delicious foods and drink, ALL Spanish Style! (Left: Alborada dancers Elena Reyes and Claudia Morena dancing Sevillanas in the park.)
The Feria de Sevilla is a weeklong festival in Seville, Spain, where the local population gathers to celebrate their vibrant culture. Alborada recreates this special event with its own Feria de Sevilla.
As part of the Woodbridge Arts Alliance Family Cultural Event Series, this event will not only celebrate Spain's unique cultural heritage with a New Jersey flair, but also provide an enjoyable family oriented event for people of all ages. Enjoy an afternoon of colorful costumes, dances performed by Alborada’s professional company, joyous live music, clicking castanets, stomping feet, children’s arts and crafts, delicious foods and drink, ALL Spanish Style!
About the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre
Through dance, drama and music, Alborada’s passionate artistry reveals the many diverse and historical threads that comprise the multicultural fabric of Spanish culture. Both entertaining and educational, the variety of its repertoire runs the artistic gamut of Spanish Flamenco and traditional dances, to Hispanic, Celtic, Moorish cultural influences and beyond. As stated by Tammy LaGorce, New York Times, Alborada is “awhirl in drama and color”. Visit www.AlboradaDance.org for more information. Alborada can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/alborada.dance.
About the Woodbridge Arts Alliance
The Woodbridge Arts Alliance provides Arts and Arts Education services to the residents of Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, through the presentation of public programs that develop, expand and promote community interest and appreciation of the Arts.
Presented by the Bank of Woodbridge, Division of BCB Community Bank in collaboration with the Woodbridge Arts Alliance, and also sponsored in part by UPS and AmeriHealth New Jersey.