Flashback to Afribembé 2022 and This Year’s Celebration by Francisco G. Gómez Last year’s Afribembé celebration was off the hook. There was a diverse lineup of performers, speakers, poets and […]
by Francisco G.Gómez We affectionately call her Kirita Bug because she’s always moving from task to task in almost total silence and never quits! This young lady has proven herself […]
by Francisco G. Gómez Recently I was asked why Raíces’ mission had strayed so far away from the Arts. As all things evolve through the processes of experience, connections and […]
En mi cuba nace una mata, que sin permiso no se puede tumba eh. No se puede tumba eh, porque son Orisa. Esa mata nace en el monte, esa mata tiene poder. Esa mata es Siguaraya!
The new year has brought Raíces Cultural Center news of being awarded a program grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission to continue the annual Raíces Cultural Legacy Festival. The […]
It took only two short years to make a Pachamama believer out of me. Not being one to seek out sages, gurus or other learned individuals who seem to be […]
RAÍCES CULTURAL CENTER RECEIVES GRANT: THE SPIRIT OF THE HISPANO-AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE, SONG AND DRUM
The Spirit of the Drum has travelled from Africa to the Caribbean to the US and is now alive in Middlesex County. Raíces Cultural Center, A NJ Nonprofit Corporation has […]