Tuesday, December 30, 2008

A King

Navidad Criolla

A King
Originally uploaded by clarisel.
Nuyorican poet Jesus Papoleto Melendez plays one of the kings at the 2006 Three Kings Day Parade in East Harlem.

This year's parade will be celebrated on Tuesday.

Here are the details:
Three Kings Day Parade
10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 6
Join the Museo del Barrio's 32nd Annual Three Kings Day Parade. March through El Barrio along with our Kings, floats and lively music! Too shy to parade? Line up along the route!

8:30 a.m. Parade Check-In*
11 a.m. Parade begins
Registration forms and more information can be found at www.elmuseo.org.

*This year's parade check-in will be at P.S. 72, 131 East 104th Street at Lexington Avenue.

For more information on the parade route and more, go to www.elmuseo.org.

Meanwhile, the Three Kings Day Celebration will be from 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, January 10.
All are welcome to join El Museo's exciting Three Kings Day Celebration. This holiday presentation at El Museo's Teatro Heckscher will feature live parrandas by Eddie Alicea y Su Trio de Epoca, and a theatre play inspired by the Mexican tradition of pastorelas.

Free Admission. Space is limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

source: El Museo del Barrio

(photo by Clarisel Gonzalez)

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