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DANCE — 6/7 12noon-3pm A very Special “Afro Cuban Folklore” Dance Workshop – lead by three of the legendary artists of the Ballet Folklorico Cutumba from the golden-age of Afro-Cuban folklore.

Please Support our Production Goal!!!  We are almost there, and appreciate very much for your contribution in any amount to make this event possible – that has a significant message about our history and humanity through a beautiful art and cultural presentation.
Oyu Oro’s 2014 Premiere
Saturday June 14th & Sunday, June 15th Showtime: 7:30 p.m.  (Door opens: 7pm)
Tickets: $20 ADVANCED Tickets BEFORE June 7 (use code: ADVANCE), $25 GENERAL
 El Iyawo
is an epic poem that beautifully and powerfully illustrates the suffering and fear as well as dignity, morals, hopes and spirituality of enslaved Africans who endured horrific  crossings of the Atlantic Ocean and established the African Diaspora as brave Cimarrones (runaway slaves) in the new world. Vivid fragments of
history, ritual and tradition told through Cuban dance, song and music expression will ignite the stage by reaffirming its footprint in the universal history of the motherland, Africa in the American continent and in the Caribbean.  “El Iyawo” is an experience in art, human science and anthropology.
Tickets Available at:  *La Mora’s Weekly Classes (no service charge)  *Box Office: Mon-Sun 12pm-6pm (no service charge) One Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave. at 24th St), New York, NY 10010 by Phone: 646-312-5073 *Online: OvationTix (There is a service charge) Click Here Venue: Baruch College Performing Arts Center, Rose Nagelberg Theater, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 
Please visit for details or review attached flyer for more information. 
Saturday, June 7th, 12:00 – 3:30pm $20
Join La Mora and OYU ORO to celebrate the upcoming 2014 world premiere “El Iyawo” with a very special Workshop #2!
A very Special  “Afro Cuban Folklore” Dance Workshop – lead by three of the legendary artists of the Ballet Folklorico Cutumba from the golden-age of Afro-Cuban folklore. 

Study various manifestations of African roots that exist in Cuba by the masters from La Mora’s home town, Santiago de Cuba.  Students will study Orisha of Yoruba Culture, Arara of Arara culture as well as Ibo, Masun and Nago of Dahomeyan culture. In addition, we’ll conclude the day with everyone’s favorite, Cuba’s national cultural patrimony, “RUMBA”. (Click here to pre-register at CUMBE.)
This program is funded by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Media Sponsor: Center for Traditional Music and Dance. 

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