Event - (Offsite) ¡Oye Corona! Festival in the Plaza

(Offsite) ¡Oye Corona! Festival in the Plaza

08.27.16, 3:00 pm

Image: Installation view, Queens International 2018: Volumes (October 7, 2018 - February 24, 2019), Queens Museum, featuring Christina Freeman, UltraViolet Archive, 2018 (foreground) and Beatrice Modisett, Every Ninth Wave II, 2018 (background). Courtesy of Queens Museum. Photo: Hai Zhang.

Featured Image: MultiKulti

Join us for ¡Oye Corona!, a free monthly cultural celebration of art, music, and exercise with live concerts and performances, art making workshops and exercise classes .

Nuestra celebración cultural de cada mes brinda una serie de conciertos de música en vivo gratuitos llenas de talento local y global para que nuestras mentes se relajen, nos animemos a bailar y a conectarnos entre nosotros. Es una celebración de arte, música y ejercicio de varias formas y una oportunidad para alegrar nuestro espíritu con mensajes inspiradores. Nos vemos en Corona Plaza.

LOCATION: CORONA PLAZA, 103rd Street & Roosevelt Avenue, Corona, Queens. Adjacent to the 103rd Street stop on the #7 train.

4-5pm Mujeres en Movimiento 

Join Veronica Ramirez of Immigrant Movement International’s project Mujeres en Movimiento for an out-of-the-box dance class. Vero choreographs energetic dances to a variety of Latin American rhythms from Mexican Banda to 80s Spanish rock ballads, and uses dance to raise awareness about health issues as well as build community and empower women. Come dance and meet the amazing women of IMI! The class will be in Spanish, but English speakers and persons of all gender expressions are welcomed to participate.

3-6pm Taller de recetas saludables con Nutricionista Cristina Camacho/ Healthy recipes workshop with Nutritionist Cristina Camacho 

3-6pm Mascarillas Caseras y Masajes de Relajación para la Cara con Cosmetologa Lourdes de la Cruz / Homemade face masks and relaxation facial massages with Cosmetologist Lourdes de la Cruz. 

3-6pm Artmaking workshop by Millery Beltran 

Paper puppets: Make a paper lunch bag come to life as you add wings, claws, eyes, and whatever other features you can think of!

Pintadelas (A project to make collectively): Draw and paint traditional figures that have become iconic symbols from our countries, using parts of the plaza as the canvas.

5pm:  MultiKulti – Folk World Band from Jackson Heights

MultiKulti live performance

MultiKulti is an audiovisual group founded in NYC in 2014. They came together to create a fusion of world music and urban music with elements of hip-hop, reggae, and pop. MultiKulti combines musical genres with elements of Latin American folkloric sounds and various world cultures. Members include: Producer and Guitarist, Christopher Rungoo; Singer, Mateo Alan; Multi-instrumentalist Sebastian Teran; and Melissa Borja on vocals.

MultiKulti es un grupo audiovisual formado en la ciudad de Nueva York en el 2014. El grupo se unieron para crear una fusión de música cultural con un toque de música urbana con elementos hip-hop, reggae, pop. Multikulti une géneros musicales componiendo con elementos folclóricos de Latino América y de varias culturas del mundo. Los miembros del grupo son Christopher Rungoo: guitarrista y productor, Mateo Alan: cantautor, Sebastian Teran: multi-instrumentalista, y Melissa Borja: vocalista.

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.