Event - ¡Oye Corona! Celebration of Culture at Corona Plaza (Offsite)

¡Oye Corona! Celebration of Culture at Corona Plaza (Offsite)

05.28.16, 1:00 pm

Our monthly cultural celebrations return to Corona Plaza this Summer. Every last Saturday of the month enjoy live music, workout time, art making workshops, dance performances read stories and learn about inspirational causes. All activities are free.

Nuestra celebración cultural mensual regresa a Corona Plaza este Verano. Cada último sábado del mes venga a disfrutar de música, ejercicio, talleres de arte, presentaciones de danza, leer historias y aprender sobre causas que nos inspira. Todas las actividades son gratuitas.

Location | Ubicación: 103rd Street & Roosevelt Ave. Corona, Queens

Schedule | Horario

• 1:00 Artmaking Workshop with artist Renzo Ortega

• 3:30 Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts Performance

The Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) is a non-profit socio-cultural organization based in New York City. BIPA was launched in 1993 with a view to keeping alive the rich Bengali cultural traditions among Bangladeshi immigrants, and to acquaint and enrich the American mainstream with this wonderful heritage. Pursuant to this object it started a school in Queens and Brooklyn in order to teach Bengali language, music and dance to the youth of Bangladeshi community. Over the last 20 years, quite a large number of students have received lessons at BIPA’s school and had performed at numerous community and mainstream shows in New York and other states, both along with and under the guidance of their teachers. Over the years, BIPA has expanded it’s activities, designing new creative projects and collaborating with various artists and groups.

• 4:30 Bulla en el Barrio Performance

Bulla En El Barrio is a group that aims to share the traditions, experiences, and lives of the Colombian cantadoras from the regions of Uraba, Cordoba, Bolivar, and Atlantico. Bulla is an effort to open a space in New York to explore at a deeper level the songs, and the dances that are part of these traditions. And that from its early days have been a tool for women to express themselves.

BULLA EN EL BARRIO es un grupo que busca el compartir las tradiciones, experiencias, y vidas de las cantaoras colomibianas de las regions de Uraba,Cordoba, Bolívar, and Atlántico. Bulla en el Barrio es un esfuerzo hecho en New York City que abre espacios para explorar a un nivel más profundo las canciones y bailes que son parte de estas tradiciones. Desde sus orígenes, las canciones y los bailes han sido herramientas para que las mujeres se expresen por si mismas.

Featuring on Percussion and Chorus – Camilo Rodriguez, Juan Ospina, Andres Jimenez, Liliana Conde, Camilo Martinez, Gabriel Benavides

Respondonas and Bailadoras – Victoria Tapias, Rocio Jaimes, Julissa Maldonado, Beatriz Lopez.

Cantadora – Carolina Oliveros.


• 5:30 Exercise with Mujeres en Movimiento


Corona Plaza programming is supported by grants from The Kresge Foundation and the Surdna Foundation. Additional support provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Special thanks to the office of Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras and Queens Economic Development Corporation.