141st Anniversary Commemoration Of The Abolition Of Slavery In Puerto Rico Tonight At The Andrew Freedman Home!


Tonight, Saturday March 22nd at 6pm the Andrew Freedman Home will be alive with the sound of traditional Puerto Rican Bomba music as the 141st anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Puerto Rico is commemorated.

Check out the sneak peek performance video below!

From the event organizers:

“Join us for this historical event as we honor the sacrifice of our ancestors with music, song and dance. Presentations by Las Perlas de BombaYo, The Andrew Freedman Youth Conga Symphony and a community Bombazo with the Afro-Boricua rhythms of BombaYo. An event for the whole family!”

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