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Reagan National Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2019
Celebration features Latin American dance, musical performances and concessionaire profiles.
Reagan National will host a series of musical performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Passengers traveling through the airport terminals will be treated to music and dance that reflects the diverse culture of the Hispanic people. Follow us to watch a few of our performances on Facebook Live.
Schedule of Performances
2:00 - 4 p.m. opposite Il Viaggio restaurant in National Hall.
Papalca USA, is the largest and best-known Peruvian Arts, Music and Dance organization in the DC Metro Area. Papalca USA proudly participates in national and international competitions, giving its students the possibility to immerse themselves in a cultural experience that will help them grow. Papalca has performed at some of the best-known venues in Washington DC., including the American Indian Museum, the Embassy of Peru, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Organization of American States.
Canto Sur features Latin American music performed by Cecilia Esquivel and Dani Cortaza. Esquivel is a versatile Latin American vocalist that has learned to capture the essence of several musical genres, specializing in Brazilian music, American Jazz and South American folk music (tango, folklore). She sings in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Cortaza is a highly talented musician who specializes in Brazilian, Latin jazz and South America folklore, in both nylon and electric jazz guitar. He performs, composes and arranges Latin American folk music.
Trifilio Tango Trio
October 3, 10
An international project, the Trifilio Tango Trio presents virtuosic performances of original tango music. Led by Argentinian Emmanuel Trifilio (composition, bandoneon) and Devree Lewis (arrangements, cello), the trio celebrates the tango classics while creating new repertoire for today's audiences. Formed in 2015, they have performed with members of the National Symphony Orchestra and in 2017, directed the first youth tango orchestra program of Washington, D.C. Recent appearances have been in Havana, Cuba, Houston, Miami, Denver, San Francisco, New York, Richmond, and Baltimore. From their weekly shows in D.C.'s small venues to their formal concerts in Buenos Aires, they present an intimate experience from any stage.
Performances will be streamed on Facebook Live.