2018 UTB Florida 22nd Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

2018 UTB Florida 22nd Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade

2018 UTB Florida 22nd Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Public · Hosted by UTB United Third Bridge, Inc Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2 PM – 9 PM This is the oldest Puerto Rican Day parade held in the State of Florida. Starts on Eldron Blvd. going west on Malabar Rd. and ending at Palm […]

the Origins of Plena y Bomba

the Origins of Plena y Bomba

The “plena” and “bomba” are still thriving in Puerto Rico. Like the Calypso from Trinidad, the “plena” is characterized by its simplicity and repetition, like all folkloric music, it is spontaneous expression of everyday occurrences. In Puerto Rico, it was influenced by people with African heritage. Themes included religion, local and national events, recipes, advice, […]