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Festival Afro Caribeño
Alonso Luengo, Luis (Producer)
Estampas de Borinquen (Company) (Performer)
Raices Latinas (Company) (Performer)
Ibo Dancers (Performer)
Conjunto de Elena del Cueto (Performer)
Ritmos de Colombia (Company) (Performer)
Loremil Machado Afro-Brazilian Dance Company (Performer)
Alonso Luengo, Luis (Author)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (63 min.): Africa: Zulu dances. Puerto Rico: Las fiestas de Loiza Aldea, performed by Estampas de Borinquen. Dominican Republic: Ga-ga, performed by Raices Latinas. Haiti: Deliverance, performed by Ibo Dancers. Cuba: Estampas de esclavitud, performed by Conjunto de Elena del Cueto. - Cassette 2 (30 min.): Continuation of Cuban dance. Colombia: Mapale, performed by Ritmos de Colombia. Brazil: Capoeira, performed by Loremil Machado Afro-Brazilian Dance Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7951
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1592 (former)
Mapale (Dance)
Capoeira (Dance)
Dance, Black -- Brazil
Dance, Black -- Cuba
Dance, Black -- Haiti
Dance, Black -- Latin America
Dance, Black -- Puerto Rico
Dance festivals -- Puerto Rico
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Symphony Hall, Newark, New Jersey.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Creation/production credits: Produced by New Jersey Public Television. Producer/writer: Luis Alonso. Director: Bill Reed. Host/script consultant: Raquel Ortiz. Scenery: Paul S. Hoffman. Lighting: Bill Ezell.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (93 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Dance festival celebrating the African heritage in Caribbean countries. Raquel Ortiz gives historical background and introduces dances.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896042024-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167967
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c068910-84f1-0135-0f35-75f1c1deefeb
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Festival Afro Caribeño" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Festival Afro Caribeño" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). Festival Afro Caribeño Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Festival Afro Caribeño