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  • Collection: Cultural Exchange - Puerto Rico 2009

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Bomba dancer, Nelissa Andrades, during a bombazo on the beach in San Juan.

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Raúl Ayala, artisan and bombero, playing the barriles de bomba during the fiestas de Santiago Apostól.

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Melissa Hernández Romero, attorney, dancing bomba in Old San Juan. In bomba, the dancer and the lead drummer hold a conversation through music and dance, with the lead drum (or primo) responding to the movements (piquetes or picoteos) of the dancer.

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Unknown drummer on the beach at night in San Juan, Puerto Rico playing the barril “bomba drum”.

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Citizen of Loíza Aldea dressed as a “caballero” on the day of Santiago apostol. The caballero is a popular character seen during the festival of Santiago apostal.

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Church Puerto Coelli in San German, Puerto Rico.

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Waterfall La Coca in El Yunque National Rain Forest Luquillo, Puerto Rico.

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Bamboo in El Yunque National Rain Forest Luquillo, Puerto Rico.

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Man dressed in unknown costume during the festival of Santiago apostol.

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Main headquarters of C.O.P.I. (Corporación Piñones se Integra) C.O.P.I. is a 501 c 3 non profit organization founded by sociologist Maricruz Rivera Clemente.

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Mural on a wall at C.O.P.I. (Corporación Piñones se Integra) C.O.P.I. is a 501 c 3 non profit organization founded by sociologist Maricruz Rivera Clemente.

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Vejigante masks at C.O.P.I. (Corporación Piñones se Integra) C.O.P.I. is a 501 c 3 non profit organization founded by sociologist Maricruz Rivera Clemente.

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Francisco G. Gómez Co-Director of the Raíces Cultural Center at C.O.P.I. (Corporación Piñones se Integra.) C.O.P.I. is a 501 c 3 non profit organization founded by sociologist Maricruz Rivera Clemente.

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Nellisa Andrades dancing bomba on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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From left to right Francisco G. Gómez and Nicole Wines, Co-Directors of the Raíces Cultural Center and Obanilu Ire at a bombazo on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Barriles “bomba drums” on the beach at night in San Juan. Puerto Rico.

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From left to right, Raúl Ayala and Marcos Peñalosa Pica playing the barrilles (bomba drums) on the day of Santiago apostol in Loíza Aldea, Puerto Rico.

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Nicole Wines, Co-Director of the Raíces Cultural Center dancing bomba at the Ayala family home on the day of Santiago apostol.

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Unknown Santero (a person who practices the Yorùbá belief system of Ocha) Ocha is a belief system from Nigeria in West Africa. Its practitioners believe in the forces of nature like the ocean, rivers, lightning and thunder, wind, vegetation and…

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Raúl Ayala and Jesus Cepeda playing the barrilles (bomba drums) in Loíza Aldea, Puerto Rico on the day of Santiago apostol.

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In center, Nicole Wines, Co-Director of the Raíces Cultural Center. From left to right unknown drummer, Raúl Ayala, Marcos Ayala Lind and Marcos Peñalosa Pica playing the barrilles (bomba drums) in Loíza Aldea, Puerto Rico on the day of Santiago…

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Nicole Wines, Co-Director of the Raíces Cultural Center with Papo Del Valle drum maker from Carolina, Puerto Rico.

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Papo Del Valle, drum maker from Carolina, Puerto Rico.

Raíces Cultural Center's barriles de bomba were handcrafted by Papo Del Valle and shipped to NJ in 2008.
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