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What: With support from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance’s (HAA) Special Initiative Grants Program and Working behind the scenes to make Houston First, we cordially invite you to Festival del Sabor: A fundraising event celebrating the culture, music, food, beverages, dances, and popular aspects of Latin culture!

As part of The Year of the Woman*, the event features 4 guest women headliners, a Houston first, which are: Michelle Brava (Puerto Rico), Yamilka (Dominican Republic), Yoko ‘La Japonesa Salsera’ (Japan), and Isis ‘The Voice’ (Puerto Rico). It also includes a special tribute to the First Lady and Queen of Salsa: Celia Cruz! In addition, the citywide CD release concerts of Jorge Orta ‘Cro Cro’ y su Tumbaká (Venezuela, former member of Grupo Niche), whose production was included among the 20 Best of 2014 by Descarga.com, online’s most respected Latin Music magazine; and Angelucho y su Copacabana (Cuba), one of 2013’s top regional Latin music recordings.
Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Location: Jones Plaza (600 Louisiana, Houston, Texas, 77002)
Hours: 3:00 PM– 10:00 PM
Why: All proceeds from this event will go to support programs for The Year of the Woman: An artistic and social initiative standing against the horrors of violence toward women and human trafficking. A collaborative effort of over 10 organizations, among them No Bully Here, Decídete Mujer, Flamárt and Strictly Street Salsa, The 18th Congressional District, and hosted by Foundation for Modern Music (FMM) a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. To learn more about the initiative, please visit www.modernmusic.org.

This event benefits The Year of the Woman: A Call to Action! - An artistic and social initiative working to educate on the need to stand-up against violence against women and human trafficking.




Angelucho y su Copacabana

Michelle Brava

Isis 'The Voice'

Jorge Orta ‘Cro Cro’ y su Tumbaka

Yamilka

Yoko 'La Japonesa Salsera'