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40th Anniversary Festival de Bambulaé

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

40th Anniversary Festival de Bambulaé

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Reduced General Admission: 19+ Ended $20.00 $2.09
Community Ticket
Community Ticket is defined as either 1) A family member of an NSNP program participant OR 2) Living between the following areas: Berks Street to Lehigh Avenue between Front Street to Fifth Street.
Ended $10.00 $1.54
Youth: Ages 5-18 Ended $10.00 $1.54
Youth: Ages 0-4 Ended Free $0.00
Can't Come? Donate!
Your support enables NSNP to sing, dance, plant, and celebrate both now and for future generations!
Mariposa Admission
Donate a little extra on a regular ticket to ensure colorful celebrations year after year in our gardens! Also, receive a small gift of appreciation from NSNP!
Ended $100.00 $6.49
Ad Sales and Sponsorships Available!
Buy an advertisement in our booklet or sponsor the event! Ads range from $50-$500 with special discount for non-profits! Sponsorships range from $1000 - $10000. Contact raisa@myneighborhoodproject.org for info packet.
Ended $100.00 $6.49

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Event Details


Bambulaé: Pronounced BAM-BOO-LAH-EY


1. to sing, to dance, to celebrate and to plant!

2. in 2013, to celebrate 40 years of NSNP and look ahead to 40 more!


Norris Square Neighborhood Project (NSNP) is hosting the Festival de Bambulaé, an annual vibrant, colorful garden celebration on June 15th, 2013. The event features amazing Puerto Rican food, Bomba dancing and dance lessons, art, and artisans.  Our 2013 Festival de Bambulaé is going to be extra special because it's our 40th birthday party!  

Join us in this unforgettable celebration of the past, present, and future of our beautiful Norris Square Neighborhood as we honor Founder Natalie Kempner and Founding Artist Indigo RaffelCouncilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, and Long-time Board Members Blaine Bonham and Sylvia Metzler!

Event includes:

- Bomba dancing by Familia Rojas

- Amazing Puerto Rican appetizers, dinner (including a hog roast), and drinks, AND dessert!

- Salsa lessons with Hector Serrano of Fuego Dance Company!

- Live vejigante mask making!

- Youth dance and spoken word performances

- Fun cultural crafts and planting activites for all ages!

- Live music by Amla's Youth Latin Jazz Ensemble!

Be sure to wear red and white to honor and celebrate Puerto Rico (or represent your favorite Latin country)! 

To volunteer at this exciting event, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Lindsay Stolkey, at lindsay@myneighborhoodproject.org!


Special thanks to our sponsors:

Hyperion Bank Whole Foods Market Callowhill Philadelphia Brewing CompanyJacquin's

Have questions about 40th Anniversary Festival de Bambulaé? Contact Norris Square Neighborhood Project

When & Where

Las Parcelas Gardens
2240 N Palethorp St
Philadelphia, PA 19133

Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Norris Square Neighborhood Project

 Norris Square Neighborhood Project promotes positive change through youth education, community leadership, green spaces, the arts and the celebration of Latino culture.



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40th Anniversary Festival de Bambulaé
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