28 Sep ZunZún Children’s Fest
FUNDarte’s 2020-21 Season opens on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with the 6th edition of our International Festival of The Arts for Youth and Children, “ZunZún Children’s Fest” featuring a virtual presentation and book launch of Color Caribe, a downloadable songbook illustrated by renowned Hispanics and Caribbean artists, and the premiere of three digital workshops for children.
Our social networks are gearing up to present this new virtual edition of ZunZún Children’s Fest 2020, a project that includes the participation of some thirty artists from Spain Latin America, and the Caribbean.
The ZunZún Children’s Festival activities begin on Sunday, October 11, at 11:00 a.m. (EDT), with the digital launch of the book Color Caribe, in downloadable pdf format, available on our website: fundarte.us. A digital video presentation of the book has also been created, which may be viewed live on FUNDarte’s YouTube channel. www.youtube.com/c/fundarteusnonprofit
The project is a collaboration between a large group of prominent artists, including musicians Lucky Díaz (Los Angeles); Lucy Kalantari (New York); 123Andrés (Washington, DC); Jesse Bisceglia (Upstate, NY); Eddy Díaz (Miami); Hector Pepo Herrera (Miami); María del Sol Peralta (Bogotá); Zulema D’Prado (Málaga); Aldo Méndez (Ciudad Real, Spain); Inez Barlatier (Miami); Carlos Cano (Madrid); Jordi Tonietti (Barcelona); Sergio Andricaín (Miami); Manuel Moran (New York); Pavel Urkiza (Miami); and Rita Rosa Ruesga (Miami). The Color Caribe illustration is a work by the artists Soledad Sebastián (Santiago de Chile); Claudia Navarro (Mexico City); Jorge Luis Mendoza (Miami); Valerio (Nevia, Colombia); Omar Santana (New Jersey), and Marcos Menéndez (Miami).
After the presentation of the songbook, three digital workshops for children will be released, by the illustrator Soledad Sebastián (Santiago de Chile), the writer Sergio Andricaín (Miami), and the illustrator Valerio (Nevia, Colombia).
ZunZún Children’s Fest celebrates Latino/Hispanic heritage with cultural programming for families and youth that includes an array of bilingual projects created by local and international Latino/Latina artists, that encourage an appreciation for the culture and the values of Latin America and its descendants.
What: ZunZún Children’s Fest 2020 – Virtual presentation and launch of Color Caribe, a downloadable songbook and illustrated by renowned Hispanic artists + Workshops Series!
When: Oct. 11th at 11:00 a.m.
Tickets: Subscribe at https://www.youtube.com/c/fundarteusnonprofit
More Info: 786.348.0789 | www.fundarte.us
About the Artists:
Rita Rosa Ruesga is a four-time Grammy award nominee who has impacted over 10,000 children with her Afro-Caribbean and Latin American musical projects for young audiences in Cuba, Mexico, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, Germany, Sweden, Panama, and the USA. Rita has produced several recordings of children’s music, for which she has received international acclaim, and has worked with such renowned artists as Celia Cruz and Ricky Martin, as well as many others. Rita holds a degree in Choral Conducting from the National Art School of Havana and has written 3 children’s books published by Scholastic Books.
Lucky Díaz (Los Angeles) http://luckydiazmusic.com; Lucy Kalantary (New York) https://lucykalantari.com; 123Andrés (Washington DC) https://www.123andres.com; María del Sol Peralta (Bogotá) https://mariadelsolperalta.blog; Inez Barlatier (Miami) https://www.inezbarlatier.com; Carlos Cano (Madrid) https://carloscano.es; Jordi Tonietti (Barcelona) https://www.jorditonietti.com; Pavel Urkiza (Miami) https://www.urkizamusic.com; Rita Rosa Ruesga (Miami) https://www.ritarosa.com; Claudia Navarro (Ciudad Mexico) http://claudianavarroilustraciones.blogspot.com/; Jorge Luis Mendoza (Miami) https://theisland.carbonmade.com/; Sergio Andricaín (Miami) https://www.cuatrogatos.org
FUNDarte is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to producing, presenting, and promoting music, theater, dance, film and visual arts that speak to Miami’s diverse cultures with an emphasis on Hispanic arts and culture. FUNDarte particularly works to nurture emerging artists and those with little or no exposure to South Florida audiences; facilitate intercultural and international exchanges; and provide local audiences and artists with educational opportunities that expand their creative, critical and social perspectives.
Financial and administrative support for FUNDarte’s 2020-21 series is provided in part by Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council; the National Endowment for the Arts; the City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council, and the Miami Beach Mayor and City Commissioners; South Arts; PIKITIN; and ZunZún Arts and Education.