Fiesta Cultural - Friday, September 7th 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
@ Kesey Square
10 E Broadway, Eugene, Oregon 97401
The 4th annual Fiesta Cultural kicks off September 7th in Kesey Square in downtown Eugene during the First Friday ArtWalk. Fiesta Cultural is a countywide multicultural initiative celebrating the rich diversity of Latinx arts, culture, and heritage in Lane County from September-December.
5:30pm - Antonio Huerta kicks off the event with a charrería (rope tricks) performance to the music of Mariachi Calavera. Then, Salseros Dance Studio takes the stage, followed by Bachata Eugene.
5:30pm - Take a bilingual guided tour of the art galleries, hosted by Paulina Romo. Tour: http://lanearts.org/friday-artwalk-guided-tour/
6:00-7:00pm - Live music by Los Cumbiamberos.
7:00-7:30pm - Dance performance by Azucar.
7:30-9:30pm - Live music by Son de Cuba.
* Jill Torres from KLCC emcees the event
* Kid's clay art project with artist Samuel Becerra
* Piñatas for the kids
* Art by Eugene Printmakers
* Artwork by Latinx artists
* Tabling by local Latinx and community organizations
* Tasty food from local food trucks, like Dominican Delights, Morelos, and El Quetzal.
This Fiesta Cultural kick-off event is co-produced in partnership with Cultural Services, City of Eugene. For more information and full Fiesta Cultural event listings, visit http://lanearts.org/fiesta-cultural.
Also visit the 24 ArtWalk venues open for the evening from 5:30-8pm, all showcasing work by local artists. For more information about the First Friday ArtWalk, visit http://lanearts.org/first-friday-artwalk.
Special thanks to our Fiesta Cultural sponsors Cultural Services, City of Eugene & EUGfun!, Law Offices of Lourdes Sánchez, Starseed Foundation, Tacovore, Los Monarcas de Eugene (Eugene Emeralds), Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Hecht & Norman LLP, and our partners KLCC, Centro Latino Americano, Downtown Languages, Eugene ArteLatino, Salseros Dance Studio, and Huerto de la Familia.
Free Cuban Salsa dancing (Rueda de Casino) @ Oakmont Park (across from Oakway Center).
Wednesdays: July 11 and July 18
7:00pm-8:00pm - Intermediate/Advanced
8:00pm-9:00pm - Beginner
No experience necessary for beginner hour
No partner needed for either hour
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 5-7pm
Join us for a lively night of dance. This Park Blocks showcase will feature a diversity of style, with performances by Azucar, Xcape Dance Academy, Retro and Twisted Tumbleweed. Beverage garden opens at 5 p.m. with music at 5:30 p.m.
See the entire schedule of free summer events at www.eugfun.org.
EUGfun is presented by the City of Eugene with support from KMTR NBC 16, Eugene Weekly, Café Yumm!, Destination Events, Pedal Power, La Que Buena 97.7 and Mix 94.5 . Thank you to all our partners for making art and entertainment accessible to all Eugeneans!
Come get your Timba on with professional dancer, instructor and choreographer de la Habana Cuba Wilfredo Guilbiac!
Check him out here:
WORKSHOPS: Saturday, June 9 from 2:00-4:30 @ Courtsports Athletic Club in Springfield, OR. ( 2728 Pheasant Blvd, Springfield, OR 97477)
- Timba con Rumba salsa suelta footwork
- Int/Adv Rueda de Casino
Special Early Bird Pricing: $20 for 1 workshop and $30 for 2
- Secure your special price by sending a VENMO payment to firstname.lastname@example.org or PM if you need another way to pay
At the Door Price: $25 for 1 workshop and $40 for 2
SATURDAY NIGHT PARTY
Then join us for a PARTY at the POKER LOUNGE (2043 River Rd, Eugene, OR 97404)
- 9pm - til the party ends
- 9:30pm - Dance Party Starters with Wilfredo
- $5 Cover
- 21 and Over
- (Check out the new lights, new dance floor, new sound!)
PRIVATE LESSONS AVAILABLE
Book your private lesson with Wilfredo. Times available Sunday-Tuesday. Email email@example.com to schedule
Check out the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/310295006171266/
Your Next Fiesta or Event
We offer dance instruction, performances and Latin Dance DJ at private parties like quinceaneras. We also participate in community events like fundraisers and cultural events at schools.
Use the Contact Us page to inquire more about services and pricing.