News Release

GRUPO CULTURAL LATINOS EN ROCHESTER, INC.
INFO@GCLER.ORG
(585) 329-9671
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

Media Contacts: 
Indira Danner, President, info@gcler.org
Evelyn D’Agostino, info@gcler.org

GRUPO CULTURAL LATINOS EN ROCHESTER, INC to “Carnaval” Project

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – April 30, 2020– GRUPO CULTURAL LATINOS EN ROCHESTER, INC has received a grant from Genesee Valley Council of the Arts (GVCA) for its Carnaval Project. A year long multidisciplinary project which will include: Dance, costume making, authentic culinary experiences, literacy, and workshops. Dancers of all ages, with or without experience, are invited to join this event.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.”

Project Carnaval  will conclude with a stage performance on the fall of 2021, followed by art pieces exhibition created by the project participants. Some elements that will be featured are folkloric dance, live music, and intricate dresses from Brazil, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Colombia and many more. Please contact info@gcler.org if you would like to dance, teach, volunteer, sponsor, or exhibit.

Each component of these programs incorporates lessons about the history of carnivals and the Latino culture and folklore. This will provide educational value for the community and will help to instill a sense of pride for those interested in Latino heritage.

Grupo Cultural Latinos En Rochester is a non-profit organization celebrating its seven anniversary. The group’s mission is to promote Latin American folklore in Western New York through educational events, community workshops and meaningful live performances. The vision is to elevate Latin American cultural heritage by inspiring generations. For more information please visit www.gcler.org.