Guatemalan Independence Music Festival To Take Place at Red Hook Park in Brooklyn on SATURDAY September 15th 2012

 

2012 Guatemalan Independence Celebration will take place at Red Hook Park in Brooklyn on SATURDAY afternoon September 15th 2012

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Brooklyn, New York — It’s September and that means that many Central American countries or descendants of people from Central American countries celebrate their independence.  Most countries, notably Honduras and Guatemala formally separated from Spain on September 15th 1821, and many celebrations, festivals and such are organized around the first half of September tying in to that anniversary.  In New York City, there are a couple of celebrations taking place (or have already taken place) honoring Central American Independence; notably by people of Garifuna descent that readers of this website may want to pay attention to.

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Garifuna American Band XCSTACY To Perform in Guatemala For the First Time on WEDNESDAY April 4th 2012

Xcstacy Band To Perform in Guatemala on Wednesday April 4th 2012

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Livingston, Guatemala — Dynamic Garifuna American Band XCSTACY, fresh off their performance at The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show on Saturday March 31st 2012 will be performing in Guatemala for the first time on Wednesday April 4th 2012.

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Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show Will Take Place on SATURDAY March 31st 2012

Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show

Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — J Dove Productions has recently announced that tickets are now available for purchase for the Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show.  The Second Annual Garifuna American Fashion Show will take place on SATURDAY March 31st 2012 in the Bronx.

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CROTONA PARK in The Bronx is Declared “Best Park For Concerts” by The VILLAGE VOICE Newspaper in its 2011 Best of New York City Issue

Garifuna American Band XCSTACY Performing at Summerstage at Crotona Park in the Bronx in July 2011 - Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

New York, New York — Readers of Beinggarifuna.com will be pleased to learn that  The Village Voice Newspaper declared CROTONA PARK in the Bronx The “Best Park For Concerts” in their 2011 Best of New York City Issue.

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Garifuna American Music Group XCSTACY To Perform On Route Of 2011 ING New York City Marathon on Sunday November 6th 2011

Garifuna American Band XCSTACY performing on Route of 2010 ING New York City Marathon

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

New York, New York — As they did in 2010, Garifuna American Musical Group XCSTACY will be performing on the route of the 2011 ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6th 2011.

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Garifuna American Band XCSTACY Make History At Crotona Park Summerstage Performance on Wednesday July 13th 2011

Garifuna American Band XCSTACY during Summerstage Performance at Crotona Park in the Bronx.

Above photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”).  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — Garifuna American Band XCSTACY continues making history after a fresh, engaging and fun performance at Crotona Park in the Bronx as part of The Summerstage Festival in New York City, which is presented by The City Parks Foundation.

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Garifuna American Band XCSTACY BAND To Perform at SummerStage Concert Series at Crotona Park on Wednesday July 13th 2011

Garifuna American Musical Group XCSTACY BAND

Photos by Teofilo Colon Jr (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2011 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”)  All Rights Reserved.

Bronx, New York — The 2011 scheudule to Summerstage, New York’s largest free performing arts festival, has been released.  Over 100 performances at eighteen parks all over New York City ranging from American pop, Latin and world music to dance, spoken word and theater.  Among the talented acts scheduled to perform is Garifuna American Musical Group XCSTACY BAND.

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VIDEO Footage of Garifuna Band GRUPO XCSTACY Performing At The Garifuna Sunsplash Concert at Brooklyn’s LINDEN PARK On Sunday July 25th 2010

Garifuna-American Band GRUPO XCSTACY Performing At The Garifuna Sunsplash Concert at Brooklyn's Linden Park

Photos courtesy of Teofilo Colon Jr (a.k.a. “Tio Teo”)

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Below are video clips of Garifuna-American Punta Rock Band GRUPO XCSTACY performing their

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