Miami Dade College to Help Kick-off the 14th Annual IFE-ILE Festival
Miami, June 26, 2012 - Miami Dade College (MDC) will help kick-off the 14th Annual IFE-ILE Dance Festival at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 9, at the College’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The pre-festival event, free and open to the public, will include lively music and dance performances, a panel discussion, film presentation, and more!
The annual Festival is organized by renowned choreographer and dance professor Neri Torres through her non-profit organization, IFE-ILE. A variety of classes and workshops will be offered in rumba, orisha, afro-modern, and casino-style salsa, among other dance disciplines, as well as a closing reception with a performance by IFE-ILE musicians.
Based in Miami, IFE-ILE is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion and cultivation of Afro-Cuban culture and folklore through the arts. Its mission is to develop cross-cultural understanding and to educate community members and visitors through traditional and contemporary dances, music performances, festivals, lectures, workshops, and master classes.
Tickets for the classes/workshops and other events are $10 - $20.
Miami Dade College to Host 14th Annual IFE-ILE Pre-Festival Event
Thursday, Aug. 9, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- WHERE: MDC’s Wolfson Campus
300 NE Second Ave.
Building 6, Room 6100
To register, obtain a complete schedule or any other Festival information, please call 305-796-1125, or visit www.ife-ile.org.
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