Sunday, June 10, 2012

Britannia Community Centre in Vancouver - "Sueños of Tomorrow"

Mexico Vivo performing at Vancouver Britannia Community Centre Sueños of Tomorrow event organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society
"Sueños of Tomorrow" the first annual fundraiser for a bursary organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society and the Latin Education Project was celebrated yesterday at Britannia Community Centre in Vancouver.

Elsa the lead voice of Sangre Morena was the M.C. for this event and performances included Mexico Vivo Folklore and Salsa ballet, Alex Alegría with Mariachi Los Dorados, children mariachi band "Los Castorcitos", Hugo Porras "DJ Cachete VLF", Xochitl, Panchulo and more.

There was also a great motivational presentation by Carmen Aguirre, a Canadian playwright, actor, author and theatre artist based on Vancouver  who talked about her experience and efforts to study her career in Canada and the lack of actors of Latin American origin in the acting scene. She also mentioned that one of her future projects is about the controversial Italian photographer Tina Modotti who lived and developed part of her career in Mexico.

For more information about Raíces Latin American project visit their Facebook page.

Carmen Aguirre  at Vancouver Britannia Community Centre Sueños of Tomorrow event organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society  

Children mariachi band "Los Castorcitos" performing at Vancouver Britannia Community Centre Sueños of Tomorrow event organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society

Hugo Porras "DJ Cachete" at Vancouver Britannia Community Centre Sueños of Tomorrow event organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society
Elsa "Sangre Morena" lead voice as M.C. for  Vancouver Britannia Community Centre Sueños of Tomorrow event organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society
Mariachi Los Dorados performing at Vancouver Britannia Community Centre Sueños of Tomorrow event organized by Raíces Latin American Cultural Society