Fords, NJ (April, 2018) – Join New Jersey’s premier Spanish Dance & Flamenco dance company, the critically acclaimed Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, on Sunday, May 20 from 2:30 to 6:00 PM (rain date: Saturday, June 3) 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 07095). 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, spontaneous dancing throughout the park of the traditional Sevillanas, main stage flamenco dance performances by Alborada’s professional company joined by guest artist, guitarist, Juan Pedro Jimenez directly from Cadiz, Spain. Enjoy an exhibition of Sevillanas dancing, joyous live music, clicking castanets, stomping feet, and delicious foods including paella and sangria.
Traditional Spanish items will be for sale.
Learn the art of twirling a Spanish fan and how to play castanets
Learn to dance Sevillanas and flamenco
Arts & crafts activities
Submit your Feria photos to Barrons Arts and you may be selected for a juried Feria Photo Exhibition.
Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair and transport yourself to Spain for a special afternoon with Alborada!
Photo: Alborada Spanish Dance Theater's Feria De Sevilla
Photo Credit: Irina Shoyet
Sponsors include: Township of Woodbridge, The Bank of Woodbridge: Division of BCB Community Bank and The UPS® Crecer Latino Business Resource Group.
About the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre
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”. Visit www.alboradadance.org for more information. Alborada can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/alborada.dance.