News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

GRUPO CULTURAL LATINOS EN ROCHESTER, INC.
INFO@GCLER.ORG
(585) 329-9671
WWW.GCLER.ORG

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

GRUPO CULTURAL LATINOS EN ROCHESTER, INC Receives ($4,000) to “Carnaval” Project

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK – Thursday April 30, 2020– GRUPO CULTURAL LATINOS EN ROCHESTER, INC has received a ($4,000) grant from Rochester Area Community for its Carnaval Project. A year long multidisciplinary project which will include: Dance, costume making, authentic culinary experiences, literacy, and workshops, in the amount of $4,000. Dancers of all ages, with or without experience, are invited to join this event.

Rochester Area Community Foundation engages philanthropists and community partners to improve our eight-county region by promoting philanthropy that helps to create an equitable community and strengthen our region’s vitality. Since 1972, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $497 million in grants and scholarships. For more information, visit www.racf.org.

Project Carnaval  will conclude with a stage performance on 2021 fall, 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.