(WOODBRIDGE, NJ) -- Join New Jersey’s premier Spanish & Flamenco Dance Company, the critically acclaimed Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, on Sunday, June 25 from 2:30pm to 6:00pm (rain date: Sunday, July 2 ) as it transports you, your friends and family to the famous Spanish fair, La Feria de Sevilla at the Parker Press Park (located at 428 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, NJ). Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Spain. Admission to this colorful and exciting festival is free!
The Feria de Sevilla is a weeklong festival in Seville, Spain, where the local population gathers to celebrate their vibrant culture. Alborada recreates this special event with its own Feria de Sevilla. As part of the Woodbridge Family Cultural Event Series and opened by Mayor John E. McCormac, this event not only celebrates Spain's unique cultural heritage with New Jersey flair, but also provides an enjoyable family oriented event for all ages.
Enjoy an afternoon of colorful costumes, flying ruffles, clicking castanets, stomping feet and spontaneous dancing throughout the park of the traditional Sevillanas; plus main stage Flamenco dance performances by Alborada’s professional company accompanied by live guitar, cajon and Flamenco singer; all while you feast on delicious foods including: paella and sangria and shop for traditional Spanish items for sale.
Special activities include: Learn How to Workshops: Twirl a Spanish Fan – Play Castanets – Play Cajon – Dance Flamenco. Get Creative: Arts and Crafts Activities. Just for fun: Pony Rides, Face Painting, Tarot Card Readings.
Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair and transport yourself to Spain for a special afternoon with Alborada!
Sponsors include: Township of Woodbridge, BCB Community Bank, The UPS® Crecer Latino Business Resource Group, Monmouth Family Health Center Inc., Maglione’s Food Truck, Lola’s Latin Bistro, Colorful Face Painting
Through dance, drama and music, Alborada’s passionate artistry reveals the many diverse and historical threads that comprise the multicultural fabric of Spanish culture. Both entertaining and educational, the variety of its repertoire runs the artistic gamut of Spanish Flamenco and traditional dances, to Hispanic, Celtic, Moorish cultural influences and beyond. As stated by Tammy LaGorce, New York Times, Alborada is “awhirl in drama and color!”