Wednesday, August 21, 2013

PECO Ad for Hispanic Heritage Month


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this fall.

Sunday,  September 15 - October 15

Programa de eventos / Event Program

12:10-­12:25 Taller’s Children and Youth Dance Ensemble

12:30-­1:10 Johnny Cruz Latin Ensemble

1:10-­1:20 Pageant Philadelphia Latino Pageant Miss Latina, Mr. Latino

1:25-­1:45 Denice Frohman

1:55-­2:35 Foto Rodriguez y Orquesta La Unica

2:40-­3:00 Denice Frohman

3:05-­3:45 Casa de Venezuela Dance Ensemble

3:45-4:00 Award Presentation to Wanda Novales

4:05-­4:45 Brother’s Band

4:50-­5:30 Plena Libre

Download the program here.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Wanda Novales, This Year's Feria Honoree!

2013 Honoree in Education
Mrs. Novalés brings 18 years of experience in Early Childhood, Elementary Education and School Administration to Pan American Academy Charter School. She was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Philadelphia. Mrs. Novalés received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Temple University and her Master in Educational Leadership from Cheyney University.

She also received a Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from Arcadia University. Mrs. Novalés has served as a teacher, program coordinator, assistant principal and school principal. Most recently she has served as the Chief Executive Officer and founding principal of the Pan American Academy Charter school. Through her vision and leadership, the school has made academic gains and has reached AYP for four consecutive years. In 2013, Pan American Academy Charter School became Philadelphia’s first elementary school designated as an International Baccalaureate World School. It has 730 students receiving a bilingual education in grades in K-8.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Wanted, Food and Merchandise Vendors

If you are a vendor interested in displaying and selling your merchandise or food at Feria 2013 -Please contact:

Gilbert Alfaro at (215) 426-4990 or email at

Gilbert coordinates the application process, requirements, and placements of vendors on N.5th St.  Feria, in the past has attracted audience of over 10,000 people who are in interested Latino food and products.    The application is here.

Sunday, August 11, 2013


Hey Not-For-Profits,

 With a record attendances of over 10, 000 people, Feria is a must not miss opportunity for non-profits  to connect to the community of North Philadelphia.   This year with entertainment provided by acts such as Plena Libre and others, and with sponsorship and visibility provided, by Telemundo, Al Día, and El Zol we expect attendance to be as great as every before.   Become part of this by downloading and submitting the application for you organization here.

For more information,  call Dora Viacava at 215-426-3311.  See you at Feria!

Friday, August 9, 2013

DENICE FROHMAN, Poet, Performing at Feria

Denice Frohman, Will Perform at Feria Del Barrio 2013
DENICE FROHMAN is an award-winning poet, lyricist, and educator, whose work explores the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and the “in-betweeness” that exists in us all. She is the 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion and a 2012 Leeway Transformation Award recipient. She has performed and taught poetry across the country and internationally in arts venues, rallies, K-12 schools, colleges, conferences, and detention centers. She is currently the Program Director at The Philly Youth Poetry Movement.

Brought to Feria by GALAEI.