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5/19/2017 - Bridgeport to Host Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County’s Cultural Pageant

Mayor Joseph P. Ganim

Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release                                                For More Information:

May 19, 2017                                               Dalmarys Matos (203)333-2843

                                                                  dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov

                       

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Bridgeport to Host Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County’s Cultural Pageant

Bridgeport, CTThe 2017 Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County (PRPFC) Cultural Pageant will take place on Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bijou Theater, 275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. The event will draw attention to this year’s theme:  The Power and Pride of our Voices. This will be an afternoon of cultural pride and celebration as young people competing in the pageant take a journey through Puerto Rican history. Winners will be crowned king, queen, prince and princess.

Young people from Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stratford, and Greenwich have spent many weeks and hours preparing for the pageant. The participants will perform Mi Voz al Son de la Plena –My Voice to Rhythms of the Plena, a folksong with alternating verses and refrains sung to the accompaniment of drums and danced by colorful dressed performers.

 

To know more about the PRPFC, find them on Facebook or visit their website:  www.prpfc.org.  For more information about the pageant contact:  evamorales.prpfpc@gmail.com or call 914.316.7168.

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