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Family participants in the vejigantes Arts and Family Day event got to try the instruments of bomba and plena and learn how to play a simple bomba rhythm together.

Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez explaining the instruments used in the music of bomba and plena, which is the music most closely related to the tradition of the vejigantes.

At this Arts and Family Day event, participants got to learn about and meet los vejigantes de Puerto Rico in an interactive presentation and performance.

After learning about the history of the vejigantes, families who participated in this Arts and Family Day event worked together on vejigante based crafts.

After hearing stories about Los Vejigantes de Puerto Rico and making their own vejigante masks, participants colored vejigante costumes and masks and later put their artwork on display at the Raíces studio.

Participants in this Arts and Family Day event had the opportunity to paint and take home their own miniature vejigante masks.
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