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Raíces co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines with the Lizandro Artiles, owner of Amigolandia, a sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico where the owner is as passionate about music as he is about sports.

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A djembe drum and two batá on display at Amigolandia sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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A variety of drums and percussion instruments on display in Amigolandia sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, where the owner loves music as much as he loves sports.

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Conga head on display at Amigolandia Sports Bar with saying "Music is the soul of the people."

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Mountains around Arroyo, Puerto Rico, seen from a street near the waterfront.

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An old wooden house in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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Old US Customs House in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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This theater in Arroyo, Puerto Rico is where the Panel of Elders, Witnesses & Descendants of Old-Style Bomba was held.

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House near the waterfront in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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The Malecón de Arroyo, or Pier of Arroyo.

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Inlet along the waterfront in Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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Statue at the Malecon de Arroyo, Puerto Rico.

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Pier of Arroyo. All events held on the second day of the 5th Bomba Research Conference were held in Arroyo.

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Dancing before the drums at the backyard bombazo in Carolina, Puerto Rico on the first night of the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Bomba is family! Melanie Maldonado, founder of PROPA and organizer of the Bomba Research Conference with her children at a backyard bombazo held in Carolina, Puerto Rico the first night of the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Melanie Maldonado, founder of Puerto Rican Organization for the Performing Arts (PROPA) and organizer of the Bomba Research Conference on day 1 of the 5th BRC.

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Raíces co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines with Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera.

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Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera welcomed PROPA and the 5th Bomba Research Conference to the family home, and current museum and historical site dedicated to Ismael Rivera.

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Participants of the 5th Bomba Research Conference stopping for photos with Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera and sister of Ismael Rivera.

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Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera guided visitors through the historic site of Ismael Rivera's family home, and told stories behind the artifacts and items on display.
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