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Celebrate Las Octavitas in the Barrio

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Navidad criolla Christmas is not over yet for many boricuas pues estamos en las OCTAVITAS. Join the Comite de la Fiesta de San Juan Bautista for las OCTAVITAS Dedicated to Rudy Vargas 6:30-10:30 p.m., Sunday, January 18 Julia de Burgos Cultural Center 2nd flr. Theater 1680 Lexington (btwn. 106 & 105th Sts.) NYC's El Barrio As we celebrate "La Fiesta de San Juan Bautista." featuring Zon del Barrio & Estampas De Borinquen with a "controversia" (vocal duels) by Trovadores Boricuas Admission: $15 Bring your instruments There will be food, raffles & refreshments. A recent study found Puerto Ricans to be the happiest people on earth. Some say it's because we celebrate the Christmas season (Las Navidades) longer than any one! Puerto Rico's holiday season begins with Thanksgiving and ends with Octavitas, the last holiday of the season, beginning 8 days after the Epiphany (Jan. 6, 3 Kings Day) and lasting for 8 more days! In Pu