Peruvian community and Raíces del Perú
Cleveland Cultural Gardens Gala
Embassy Suites, Independence October 28, 2022
The Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation (CCGF) hosted a Gala event Friday October 28, 2022.
Members of the new Peruvian Cultural Garden committee were in attendance.
In addition, dancers from Racies Danzaz Del Peru performed.
Isabel Galvez, VP of the Peruvian Cultural Association, told the crowd that this was their first time attending and they were happy to be joining the Cultural Gardens family.
She introduced dancers from Raíces del Perú. In this first dance, two young ladies performed a lively Festejo dance with its base of rhythm.
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Raíces del Perú dancers
The next dance was the Marinera which, thanks to its popularity, is considered the national dance of Peru along with the Peruvian Waltz. This is the Marinera Nortena.
The last dance was Valicha, a song with the rhythm of Huayno written in 1945 by Miguel Angel Hurtado Delgado.