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2 Day Information Sessions for BAAFestival

Posted by incachild.design on July 24, 2013 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Hola Amigos & Friends :

 

Our planning committe for the BAAFestival has organized TWO DAYS to get any information for the festival.

DAy 1 this thursday on Conway Park at 5-6 pm for all participants, volunteer, vendors and people who want to help, to sign in, get maps for the parade, pay your fee, get applications and rules for all areas. After that please join us for a dish to pass 6-8pm in the Quaker meeting on Madison st. to get more information for the festival.

DAy 2 following day on Friday will be on Congo Market in Southside Community Center from 4-8pm for final information for all participants, ect.
Plus Come join us for the Talent show and Multicultural music. See you all there... Que viva la musica latina....Los esperamos.

 

Announcing 2013 Parade Paricipants

Posted by incachild.design on July 16, 2013 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)

2013 Boricua Afro Americano Festival Parade Paricipants

At 11:00am the Parade will begin on Adams Street next to the Bowl o Drome, and continue to Second Street then down Madison Street until it reaches Conway Park.


Ithaca Police SWAT
Ithaca City Fire Dept
Bangs Ambulance
Fidalis Care
Tomp. Worker Center - Autum Leaves
Ithaca Car Share
Ithaca Academy of Dance
C.U.M.E.P. - Southside
Community Heroes
Code Red - teens that built robot
Salsa Ithaca
95.5 Team Radio
Latino Civic Assoc.
New Roots 
Miss Fingerlakes Queen
No More Tears Team - Banner
NLI
CCE
Multi-Culture Resource Center 
Cultura Team
Gonzalez Family
Comparsa Drums
Clown
Peru Family
Dominican Family
Cars - James & Kris' Trucks
Eddie's Car Club


For more information please contact Kris Townsend |  Parade Coordinator 607-339-3654 [email protected]

Announcing 2013 Festival Food Vendors

Posted by incachild.design on July 16, 2013 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Current List of  Food Vendors for the 2013 Boricua Afro Americano Festival


Dominican Food 

Peruvian Food

El Cuchifrito Boriguen - Puerto Rican Food 

West Indian Food 

Island Taste

Jamaican Food 

Ice Cream Truck

Fried Chicken, Soul Food

Fried Chicken

Piggery



For more information please contact Anisah Mohammed | Vendor Coordinator 607-351-0148 [email protected]
To apply to become a vendor at the BAA Festival please contact  Eddie Moran | Festival Coordinator  607-339-1422 [email protected]

Your participation is welcome!

Announcing 2013 In-Kind Donations

Posted by incachild.design on July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

A BIG Thank You to the following affiliates for thier In-Kind contributions towards the 2013 Boricua Afro Americano Festival


Multi Cultural Resource Center  Printing of Promotional Materials
Latin American Study Program Printing of Promotional Materials
Downtown Ithaca Alliance Equipment
United Way Volunteers
The Learning Web Volunteers
Greenstar Porta Potties Rental
Ithaca Housing Authority Use of rest room facilities, dumpsters for cleanup

Call for Sponsors and Participants!

Posted by incachild.design on June 16, 2013 at 10:35 PM

press release

No Mas Lagrimas/ No More Tears announce

Boricua Afro Americano Festival & Parade

Celebrating the Cultural Blend of Native, African, and Hispanic Roots

 

 

City of Ithaca - No Mas Lagrimas/ No More Tears announced the 4th Annual Boricua Afro Americano Festival which will take place on July 27th 2013 in Conway Park. Time for the festival is 12pm-8pm  The Festival is FREE and open to the Public.  There will also be live music, International vendors, performance and children’s activities such as the bounce house, Face Painting, Kids Performances.  At 11:00am the Parade will begin on Adams Street next to the Bowl o Drome, and continue to Second Street then down Madison Street until it reaches Conway Park. If you are going to participe, our parade is no cost plus the deadline is by July 8th. 

The festival’s focus is on our children and youth, this year we will dedicate our event to local heroes – Police Dept, Fire Dept, Bangs, Red Cross and other Heroes in our community. If you would like to contribute we are requesting all types of donations, monetary or in kind donations, for example, gift cards, merchandise or anything your agency will be able to help with.  If you want to volunteer for the festival or you want to share your experience PLEASE send your information ASAP. Currently the Festival & Parade co-sponsors are Tompkins County Community Celebrations Grant Program, the Latin American Studies Program at Cornell, City of Ithaca, the Groundswell Center, the Greater Ithaca Activities Center and Alternatives Federal Credit Union, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Public Service Center, Ithaca group of Amnesty International, Latino Civic Association,the Downtown Ithaca Alliance, Cultura, Salsa Ithaca, Multicultural Resource Center, Southside Community Center, United Way and more.

 

 

 

For more information contact  [email protected]  

or Eddie Moran | Festival Coordinator [email protected]



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