Ohio & Michigan's Oldest and Largest Latino / Hispanic Newspaper

Since 1989

 

L

 

    media kit    ad specs    classified ad rates    about us    contact us

       



Around the world through folk dance, including Julia De Burgos dance troupe

By Arooj Ashraf, La Prensa Correspondent

Music, drums, and colorful costumes filled Wade Oval as the 21st International Folk Festival made its debut in open air on July 18, 2010. The annual celebration of cultures and their musical heritage usually takes place at Playhouse Square to raise funds for the International Service Center located at 1859 Prospect Ave., Cleveland.


Indian Folk Stick Dance


Our goal is to represent the diversity of cultures in the Cleveland area, said ISC Board President Ken Kovach. He said the shift to Wade Oval was to attract larger crowds and give more exposure to the festival and organization.

Sixteen groups from around the world paid homage to their heritage. Julia De Burgos folkloric dance troupe represented Puerto Rico and performed bomba and piena.

Other performances included: Croatian Tamburitzans, Japanese Taiko Drumming, Indian Stick Dancing, and Nepali folk dance. Local restaurants like Mi Pueblo and CAF TANDOOR and MIDDLE EAST CAF and PIAST catered to the international tastes.

Rashed Whatley enjoys the cultural festivals Cleveland summer presents and the Folk Festival is his favorite. He said while the temperature controlled Playhouse offers a relaxed place to sit he preferred the outside venue more. This provides for better socialization; you can walk around, talk to people, he said, adding the increase in performances is also a bonus.

Kovach said many groups were not present but is considering inclusion of the folk festival with Wade Oval Wednesday performances for more exposure.
 

Asim Datta, ISC Board member said the Center provides essential relocation for refugees in the region. One program includes urban gardening, allowing refugees to grow and sell produce. The center also provides immigration services, translators, ESL courses, and employment counseling.

This is a very valuable non-profit that is doing things for people who need help, said Datta.

Christina Terrell, ISC Board member, said with limited funding available for non-profits the organization is increasingly relying on sponsors. While the Folk Festival is free it generates some of the organizations funding.  She said the Board wanted a new direction for the festival, which would also give the organization more exposure.



Julia De Burgos Dance Troupe


An estimated 500 people attended, and Kovach said next years festival may start later in the evening to avoid the afternoon heat.

The 22nd International Folk Festival will be here in some form or another, he said. He encouraged the crowd to spread the word, Make sure you tell a friend and bring them with you next year, he said.

For more information on the center please visit: www.internationalservicescenter.org


Asim Datta, Dora Harper and Hugo Urizar

Japanese Taiko Drumming Cleveland Chapter JACL Mame Daiko Taiko Drumming Ensemble
   

Julia De Burgos: Bianca Flores

Members of the Croatian Cleveland Junior Tamburitzans
   
 

We'd like to know what you think about this article. Please leave your comments below so we can share your thoughts with other visitors. 

Name  *       Email Address  

Add Your Comments

Insert Confirmation Code       

* Required fields

After you submit your comments, you will need to REFRESH THIS PAGE to view your comments.


Coach Factory Outlet
[email protected]
Thursday, March 29, 2012

http://www.coachfactory-outletonlines.net http://www.cheap-vouisvuittonbagso.net http://www.coachoutletstores-onlinez.net http://www.louisvuitton-bags-2012.net http://www.coachoutletsonline-usa.com http://www.louisvuitton-outlet-2012.net


goo
[email protected]
Sunday, January 15, 2012

<a href="http://jeenisa.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/milan-fashion-designers-are-sticking-to-the-traditional/">dress for sale</a><a href="http://jeenisa.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/being-more-that-a-size-5-can-categorize-you-as-a-plus-size-model-in-the-industry/">dress 2012</a><a href="http://goarticles.com/article/Pick-up-the-the-right-evening-cocktail-dress/5953542/">dress for party</a><a href="http://goarticles.com/article/Nothing-feel-more-beautiful-than-formal-dresses/5953511/">dress for lady</a><a href="http://goarticles.com/article/Look-for-tea-length-wedding-dresses-online/5953552/">dress for juniors</a><a href="http://jeenisa.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/dunedins-reputation-as-the-fashion-capital-of-the-south-has-been-sewn-up/">dress for juniors</a><a href="http://ptiazila.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/this-year-the-event-will-celebrate-its-10th-birthday/">dress 2012</a><a href="http://www.ezinearticlespot.co.uk/article.php?id=16477">dress 2012</a><a href="http://www.upvery.com/362524-show-off-your-curves-with-mermaid-wedding-dress.html">dress 2012</a><a href="http://yomoza.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/if-ashton-kutcher-and-demi-moore-are-trying-to-avoid-one-another/">dress for juniors</a><a href="http://wodada.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/even-angelina-jolie-has-her-doubts/">dress for sale</a><a href="http://fashionupup.wordpress.com/2012/01/15/jennifer-hudson-looks-slimmer-than-ever-taping-an-upcoming-episode/">dress 2012</a>


cheap supra uk
[email protected]
Thursday, January 05, 2012

Different stages of business development knowledge and methods http://www.buy-cheapsuprashoes.co.uk/ of thinking is completely different, you know, President and MBA classes are classes for large enterprises to provide tools and methods of thinking.


belstaff outlet
[email protected]
Tuesday, December 27, 2011

He laughed a little confused. Pai Hsien-yung's smile is very strange http://www.belstaff4jacketsoutlet.com/ , huh, huh, uh, a bit like a child's smile, Oh the 35 laugh, reminding us of scenes to be cut off, suddenly dragging sound and Yang high. Is a little small, he can laugh off the last minute.


coach bags uk
[email protected]
Monday, December 19, 2011

Noon meal bend beneath the shade of a tree come down to earth when the dining table, http://www.coachhandbagsuk.co.uk/ a few sweet potatoes, a pot of gruel, a few radish, can not afford to even eat white rice.


jewelry stores
http://www.uktiffany.com
Saturday, December 17, 2011

http://www.uktiffany.com silver necklace http://www.tiffanynecklaceonline.com jewelry silver http://www.audtiffanyandco.com mens wedding band rings http://www.nicereplicawatches.net man watch http://www.nicereplicawatches.co.uk watches uk http://www.aud-replica-watches.com tag heuer http://www.audtiffany.com TTiffany Silver http://www.tiffany-cool.com tiffany jewelry


Coach Outlet Online
[email protected]
Tuesday, December 13, 2011

http://www.mycoachoutletstoreonline.com I'm happy I found this blog http://www.coachoutletonlinej.com It's very good http://www.coachfactorystoreonlinez.com and thank you for sharing it http://www.buycoachfactoryoutlets.com!I love buying http://www.louis--vuitton-lv.com from the http://www.coachfactoryoutletsonlines.com If you love http://www.coachsfactoryonlines.net too,please say to me!


uggs outlet online
[email protected]
Tuesday, November 08, 2011

[Information] latest UGG boots fringed boots: <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg Classic short</b></a> ugg men swept civilians simple tassel fashion models: black, chocolate, sand color is the traditional snow boots to the color most likely to win a simple love of those who published one of the classic style "boots fans" who may try to add a sweet classical style, <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg boots Classic short</b></a> tassel design, warm cashmere wool, a design, so full of romantic and warm this winter. Multi-level edge of the article: winter boots a favorite for many people, <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg Classic short clearance</b></a> both beautiful and stylish, but also can play the role of thermal leggings. Many long-barreled fringed boots this season, like the use of suture and above the sand color suede leather, <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg Classic short boots</b></a> shoes designed a start, than natural canvas design with dark blue color, mouth hanging tassels simple guide to this vibrant snow boots. <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg Classic short outlet</b></a> In the pursuit of warmth and comfort while the sun with a healthy lifestyle. Reporters saw, because the hot season, snow boots, fringed, <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>uggs classic short clearance</b></a> price Guilin Road area of ??boutique prices. Winter snow boots are not only the big boom of street product, even in summer, comfortable and fashionable snow boots influx of people has become Europe's heart of love. Today and posters, <a href="http://www.ugg-clearances.com/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-classic-short-boots-5825-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg classic mini boots for women</b></a> web series compiled with the view of several European and American girls Australian Koala (Aukoala) brand snow boots scores Look, for your summer style to add new ideas.


uggs outlet online
[email protected]
Monday, November 07, 2011

which is the Chinese people a new expression of nationalist sentiments and to promote the day sentimentthe increases in the cost of the conflict with Japan over the Diaoyu Islands is Anying Chinese people attach importance to this "three-touch "60 years, <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org"><b>ugg boots clearance</b></a> but fell far short of course South koreaof, although the root causes of South Korea, nepotism, but not without criticism," the speech the same day, <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-2-cheap-ugg-Classic-Tall-boots-5815-for-women-clearance.html"><b>uggs Classic Tall</b></a> the BBC correspondent in Jakarta for comment, said: "The fact is not This cover up criticism of China now appears to be somewhat redundant recently, <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-Roxy-Tall-boots-5818-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg boots 5818 cheap</b></a> in China against Japanese aggression, ready to shoot a large historical themes TV, but ready to play by the British actor, created a scandal in China, <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-Roxy-Tall-boots-5818-for-women-clearance.html"><b>cheap ugg Roxy Tall</b></a> however, and now he finally two in the media individual "in the most violent attacks leading role knife", responsible for Cooperation and Francophone Affairs of the Secretary of State Alan? <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-Roxy-Tall-boots-5818-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg boots 5818 clearance</b></a> Yang Ru responsible for regional development, representatives of the Secretary of State Christian capital? brown "New York Times" 3 period of the article pointed out that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-Roxy-Tall-boots-5818-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg 5818 for women</b></a> to control greenhouse gas emissions greatly increased the powers of the members, U, but certainly, <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-Roxy-Tall-boots-5818-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg Roxy Tall</b></a> if we determine that such an open and supportive attitude of our diplomatic maneuver and chips space there will be a big space to expand it through their terrorist organizations to build their own network name naked large-scale attacks, <a href="http://www.uggs-clearances.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-Roxy-Tall-boots-5818-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg boots Roxy Tall</b></a> such a strong army is gewei Japan's Kyodo news agen


Coach Outlet
[email protected]
Tuesday, November 01, 2011

http://www.coachsfactoryoutlet.org Coach Factory Outlet Online http://www.coachs-factoryoutlet.com Coach Factory Online http://www.mycoachoutletstoreonline.com Coach Outlet Store Online http://www.mycoachfactorystore.com Coach Factory Store http://www.coachoutletonline-e.com Coach Factory Online http://www.mycoachoutletstoreonline.com Coach Outlet Online http://www.coachoutletstoreonline.ca Coach Outlet http://www.coachoutlete.net Coach Outlet


layna
[email protected]
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Bringing your own bags to <a href="http://www.coachoutlets-factory.org/">Coach Factory Online</a> everyday not only makes <a href="http://www.usa-coachfactoryoutlet.com/">Coach Factory</a> easy to eat healthier but it will save you lots of <a href="http://www.coach-storeoutlet.org/">Coach Purses Outlet</a> in the long run! Get <a href="http://www.t-coachfactoryoutlet.net/">Coach Factory Outlet</a> on how to purchasse <a href="http://www.cheapcoachsale.com/">Coach Factory Outlet</a> so that you don't get scammed. On the <a href="http://www.coachoutlet--usa.org/">Coach Bags Outlet</a> you will be able to see variety of similar designs, <a href="http://www.coach-pursesoutletonline.com/">Coach Factory Outlet Online</a> as well as all features and also compare <a href="http://www.cheapguccioshoes.com/">Gucci Outlet Online</a>. Most wholesalers will offer you good <a href="http://www.lovesuprashoes.com/">Supra Shoes</a> if you buy more than one <a href="http://www.pickpumashoe.net/">Puma Store</a>. You certainly get a better <a href="http://www.suprashoeshops.net/">Supra Footwear</a> on the internet for shopping and buying in <a href="http://www.allcoachoutlet.com/">Coach Outlet Online</a>. They know that <a href="http://www.cheap-airmaxshox.com/">Air Max Shoes</a> can choose to purchase expensive <a href="http://www.inlouisvuittonoutlet.net/">Louis Vuitton Outlet Store</a> made from designers located in Italy and France and buy compartmentalized handbags in <a href="http://www.outletstoryburch.net/">Tory Burch Factory Outlet</a>.


cheap ugg boots for womens
[email protected]
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

to California to find opportunities. When he arrived, they found that there were already some people like him, with similar sales of sheepskin boots in the sea. <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-6-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-black-for-women.html"><b>boots 5815 black cheap ugg classic tall</b></a> Where he heads a business customer to sell to 5 of 48 pairs of boots. Of course, we can say is surfing in California developed market attracted these quality sheepskin boots from Australia. <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-6-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-black-for-women.html"><b>boots 5815 black uggs australia</b></a> Ugg Australia sheepskin boots started to become a surfer of each shore of the essential goods. Since then, Ugg Australia start slowly from a small surf brand to become world-renowned luxury brand of sheepskin boots. <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-6-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-black-for-women.html"><b>ugg boots 5815 black outlet</b></a> But not limited to product line of sheepskin boots have begun to slowly increase the use of quality sheepskin casual shoes, <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-6-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-black-for-women.html"><b>5815 black discount ugg boots</b></a> slippers, and shoes for all seasons. Ugg Australia president with the words: "Ugg Australia is a good choice once you wear it, you will not want to take off of it's originality, credibility, <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-5-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-Pink-for-women.html"><b>cheap ugg boots 5815 clearance</b></a> and super-luxurious comfort will make you crazy." JumboUGG Australia snow boots effort to build international brands koalabiUGG snow boots official visit in China, <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-5-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-Pink-for-women.html"><b>ugg boots 5815 classic tall</b></a> in December the first flagship store in Beijing China Village North. Faithful love UGG's report is looking forward to it? <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-5-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-Pink-for-women.html"><b>5815 cheap ugg boots</b></a> UGG snow boots originated in the First World War, the Australian Expeditionary Force pilots used to wear a simple sheepskin sewn "FugBoots (flying snow boots)." <a href="http://www.ugg-bootsclearance-sale.com/Cheap-5-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-Pink-for-women.html"><b>ugg boots 5815 sale</b></a> Continued into the 1960s, Australian surfers to keep warm, then follow the practice of the First World War pilots


ugg bailey button clearance
[email protected]
Monday, October 24, 2011

But also can turn up, as the boots to wear, can be used with different styles of clothes, super practical ~ ~ super-popular style snow boots, <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-5-cheap-ugg-boots-5825-classic-short-for-women-clearance.html"><b>5825 ugg boots classic short</b></a> anti-folded soft touch furry, warm and lovely - feels good boots can also be do not fold into the real take plain boots - at least once to create a winter feel warm and lovely look ~ point of round one daughter's lovely to wear on the show look easy! <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-boots-5818-Roxy-Tall-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg 5818 boots</b></a> Wool in the footsteps of the design so nice and warm - all winter to play a big bear national wind fall and winter fashion sense - is to buy the Department of weight fur furry boots!! <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-boots-5818-Roxy-Tall-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg boots 5818 clearance</b></a> Easy to show a strong personal sense of style, full of casual fashion CHECK ~ Tyrolean pattern, full of warmth ~ cute rabbit fur ball is the focus of tall shoes woven leather texture design, <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-3-cheap-ugg-boots-5818-Roxy-Tall-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg 5818 boots Roxy Tall</b></a> it is a love of the unique charm! Sweet at first glance like a big bow like to have. Side of the three-dimensional Pengpeng bow shape, <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-2-cheap-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg boots 5815 clearance</b></a> is very sweet, not artificial favorability! <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-2-cheap-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg 5815 boots</b></a> Fenfen and tender feeling warm and comfortable over it! A type of invincible super cute furry boots ~ flaming hair first thing is they can not make honey ignore its existence! <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-2-cheap-ugg-boots-5815-Classic-Tall-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg 5815 boots Classic Tall</b></a> furry boots + side of the body soft touch leather bow hair ball design - is to make our lovely sweetheart degree of surge to five times! <a href="http://www.uggbootsforwomen.org/Discount-7-cheap-ugg-boots-1873-bailey-button-triplet-for-women-clearance.html"><b>ugg 1873 boots</b></a> whether positive or charming side are very cute! - and start blowing fluttering fringed winter wind, as is the use of hand-made leather!


china wholesale
[email protected]
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wholesale Ashtray Wholesale Vuvuzela <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Mug/"><b>Wholesale Mug</b></a></strong></h1> Wine Set Wholesale Bedding <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Silicone-Bakeware/"><b>Silicone Bakeware</b></a></strong></h1> Personal Safety Products Wholesale TelePhone Wholesale Keyboard <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Speakers/"><b>Wholesale Speakers</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Binoculars Wholesale Magnifier Gift Box <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Tape-Measure/"><b>Tape Measure</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Golf Products Wholesale Calendar Wholesale Racks <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Apron/"><b>Wholesale Apron</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Jewelry Wholesale Wallet Writing Instrument <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/"><b>China Wholesale</b></a></strong></h1> Baby Products Suppliers Photo Frame Pet Supplies <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Hardware-Tools/"><b>Wholesale Hardware Tools</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Compass Wholesale Keyboard Business Gift <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-World-Cup/"><b>World Cup Products</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Tag Wholesale Sticker Wholesale Stationery <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Waterproof-Case/"><b>Wholesale Waterproof Case</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Poncho Wholesale Lighter Wholesale Stress Ball <h1><strong><a href="http://www.chinawholesaletown.com/wholesale-Water-Bottle/"><b>Water Bottle</b></a></strong></h1> Wholesale Cap


supra footwear
[email protected]
Monday, September 26, 2011


We reserve the right to delete or edit any comments we find inappropriate.
Copyright 2010 by [LaPrensa Newspaper]. All rights reserved.
Revised: 03/29/12 00:44:08 -0800.

 

Home

 

 

Google
Web laprensa

 

 

 

 

Tinta con sabor     Ink with flavor!

 

   

Spanglish Weekly/Semanal

Your reliable source for current Latino news and Hispanic events with English and Spanish articles.
Contact us at [email protected] or call (419) 870-6565

 

 

Culturas Publication, Inc. d.b.a. La Prensa Newspaper

Copyrighted by  Culturas Publication, Inc. 2010