Pablo Antonio y La Firma is a Tropical Latin band founded by Pablo Antonio Zelaya who is a native of El Salvador. Pablo Antonio has been singing since he was a child and made his professional debut at the age of 10 in Arlington, VA. After being a member of different groups through his youth, in 1998 he decided to start his own band giving birth to Pablo Antonio y La Firma. The quality and professionalism that the band has demonstrated for over two decades has been one of the main reasons for becoming one of the most recognized and requested Latin Band in the Washington, DC metro area. The band has proudly performed and represented Latin Culture at some of the most well known Latin and non-Latin Festivals and on a local and national level.
Pablo Antonio y La Firma is one of the oldest, most requested and respected Latin Bands in the entire DC area and their original music can be found in all of the major streaming services. They love to stay connected to their followers so they have a heavy social media presence. Their slogan is Pa' Ponerte a Gozar which means to Make You Enjoy or have fun which is what they love to do everywhere they go.
Since 2019, Parrandon Vallenato DC, Colombian musicians from Cartagena and Bogota, have been performing in the DMV area. Audiences have the opportunity to enjoy and experience Folklore Vallenato live. The performance is composed of traditional and modern songs from the most iconic Vallenato artists.
"We have a long musical history individually and together we bring all our experience, energy, and dedication on stage".
Lead Voice: Juanca Hernández
Accordion: Danny Ramirez
Percussion: Humberto Pájaro
Bass: Elwin Lamar
Guacharaca: Diego Castañeda
Kike Gamez, originally from Peru, formed Los Gamez Band along with his family in 2019. Their musical preference is Rock and Pop Classics from the 80's and 90's in both spanish and english. They have performed both nationally and internationally with world famous artists such as Alberto Plaza, Nito Mestre, and Piero among others. They perform in the DMV area and will soon release 7 songs accompanied by top artists.
In 1999 Nora Reyes, originally from El Salvador,
won the Song Festival at INFRAMEN. Since then she formed part of the group "Los Tacuazines de Oriente" and also part of the Coco Group.
In 2022, Nora Reyes returns to music with the song "Don't Give Up", recorded in iconic places of San Salvador with the collaboration and participation of Yahaira, a well-known dancer.
As a soloist, she embarked on a new venture exploring mariachi music. In 2023, she formed "Mariachis Los Reyes DMV" group, in collaboration with local talent and excellent musicians from the area.
Nora dreams of raising awareness and support of music in new generations in the area.
Martika with K: ambassador of happiness, it is how many now know Martha Sánchez in addition to the Queen of Ambassadors USA 2023. For years she has been inserting herself into the world of entertainment and the arts of the DMV as a master of ceremonies, singer and dancer of Dominican folklore dances. The scope of her entertainment has come from her native country, the Dominican Republic, through the United States of America and the kingdom of Morocco. Radio, television, newspapers and social networks have reviewed the work of this tireless woman who in two languages and proudly goes down the paths of life making her way to sing, dance and cheer. That is why for your next socio-cultural event, "Martika with K" should never be missing in any of her fragrances: singing, dancing and animation.
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YouTube: Martha Sanchez / Martika con K
Joe Falero is known for his showmanship, great technique and spectacular solos. He is an excellent bandleader who strives to get the best out of his fellow musicians, which is manifested through his desire to always do something original in every show! He is the DJ, Host and Producer of his show “Soy Boricua” which airs every Saturday from 11am to 2pm live on WSER dB aka Salsa Empire Radio.
Joe Falero was born in La Parada 23 abajo, Santurce, Puerto Rico. At 9 years old, Joe asked for a Conga drum as a Christmas gift. At 12 years old, Joe was already playing Rumbas, Bomba and Plena with his friends in the neighborhood. At 15 years old, Joe was already playing with local bands. He was often asked to be the DJ at family and friends events due to his extensive knowledge of Latin music.
For the last 40 years Joe Falero has worked as a professional musician and DJ in many locals and international events. Joe Falero is an award winning Bandleader and DJ and has shared the stage with many Latin music superstars like: El Gran Combo de PR, Celia Cruz, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Grupo Niche, Joe Arroyo, Tito Puente Jr. and many more.
Rochi was born and raised in Lima-Peru. She has been an athlete since 8 years old in national track, tennis and swimming. Her journey in fitness started mid 90’s during her college years. While continuing competitive in several sports, as group instructor and entrepreneur she also became national aerobic champion and world competitor in fitness. Since 2010 Zumba has been her passion and she has been dedicated to perform and organize free community events and also many Zumba fundraising events for local non profit organizations like Special Olympics, Autism awareness, St Jude’s children’s hospital and more. Rochi brings her experience, passion, happiness, friendly energy and love to every Zumba class always with an intention. Feeling and sharing the love and energy in the present, connecting with every participant, admiring their faces and smiles had created an amazing strong RochiB community that follows and believes in her purpose and calling in life: loving, living life and giving LOVE, LIVE, GIVE #lovelivegive
My name is Jose "Pescue" Aviles. I am from Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. l specialize on landscape, music-concert, event, and candid photography. I am a member of Professional Photographers of America and currently enrolled at the New York Institute of Photography.
I have photographed artists and bands such as: La Sonora Ponceña, Puerto Rican Power, Josemar y su Yambú, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Rey Ruiz, and many more artists.
I was the main photographer at the 5th Puerto Rican Parade in Orlando, Florida representing my hometown of Cabo Rojo as we celebrated its 250 year anniversary. At the time, I had the opportunity to work with various well known Puerto Rican artists such as Andrés Jimenez, Iris Chacón and many others.
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Por Amor a Mi Cultura
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Estampas Peruanas de Virginia
Group Estampas Peruanas of Virginia is an initiative started 10 years ago as the means to introduce children of Peruvian decent the richness of their culture and traditions.
Semilla Cultural is a non-profit organization that cultivates Puerto Rican culture and arts in the Washington DC area. Volunteers committed to educating and representing with pride and respect their love for the arts, culture, and Puerto Rican traditions.