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Mia recites Rompeolas in El Barrio a Homage to Julia de Burgos

by Mia Roman in Miscellaneous

Come join me for the Unveiling ceremony of SOLDADERAS
 A new mural by Artist Yasmin Hernandez. An amazing line up of Poets and Artists will be paying homage to Frida Kahlo and Julia de Burgos. I will be reading one of my favorites by Julia de Burgos titled ROMPEOLAS…..

Wednesday, July 6th, 6-9pm

Hope Community’s Modesto Flores Garden (Lexington Ave. between 104th & 105th St.)
July 6th marks three momentous occasions: Frida Kahlo’s birth, Julia de Burgos’ passing, and the unveiling of Yasmin Hernandez’s SOLDADERAS mural. Please join us as we gather to remember, celebrate and honor all three.

Festivities Include:

• Blessing of the mural by the Kalpulli Huehuetlahtolli Mexica Dancers
• The musical sounds of traditional Son Jarocho and Bomba y Plena music
• Poetic Procession to 105th and 5th Ave.(where Julia de Burgos’ died) followed by a candlelight vigil
• Performances and readings by Dylcia Pagan,J.F. Seary, La Bruja, Maria Aponte, Mia Roman Hernandez, Prisionera, Sery Colon, Son de Montón, and more!

Learn more about the Soldaderas mural here.

To find our more about Yasmin and her work please visit: WWW.YASMINHERNANDEZ.COM