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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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Excerpt from concert presented by Gabriel Munoz & Melodías Borinqueñas on April 3, 2019 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. 2/2

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Excerpt from concert presented by Gabriel Munoz & Melodías Borinqueñas on April 3, 2019 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.

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Excerpt from a performance by cuatrista José Gabriel Muñoz at the Library of Congress.

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José Gabriel Muñoz performing at the Tapia Theater in San Juan, PR for the movie premiere of “Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage”.

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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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Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of Fundación Ismael Rivera, stops to take photos with 5th Bomba Research Conference Participants during their visit to the Foundation's home base, the preserved childhood home of Ismael Rivera.

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Eugenia "Ivelisse" Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of Fundación Ismael Rivera, legendary Puerto Rican singer and composer, speaks with guests touring the foundation during the 5th Bomba Research Conference.

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Chair of Doña Margot, full name Margarita Rivera García, on display at Fundación Ismael Rivera. Doña Margot was the mother of Ismael Rivera. A full biography of Doña Margot is available in spanish at: https://prpop.org/biografias/dona-margot/
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