Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Festival Betances, Celebrating Latino Culture, Takes Place in Boston on July 20-22


The annual Festival Betances, which celebrates Latino culture in Boston, takes place in at Plaza Betances, 100 W. Dedham Street, in Boston's South End on July 20-22, 2012. 

This year's theme is La Famila Villa Victoria.  Among the performers at the three day fest are Salsa singer Mel Martinez, doing a homage to Frankie Ruiz, and Salsa start Osvaldo Roman. 

The annual festival is organized by Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion, a community organization formed in 1968.

You can find a schedule of festivals - including jazz, blues and world music, by visiting MassJazz.com.

For tourist information, visit MassVacation.com and BostonUSA.com. 




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