Touring Internationally with Oro Lenca

 

10th International Festival of Folklore en Puerto de San Antonio 2014 ‐ San Antonio, Chile

International tour to South America, highlighting our participation in the X International Folklore Festival of Puerto de San Antonio in San Antonio Chile. Invited by the Joint Folklorico Puerto de San Antonio to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Presenting us in beautiful scenery of the region of Valparaiso Chile.

 

X International Festival of Folklore in Puerto de San Antonio, Chile

 

Juntos por Hondurs 2014 — Washington, D.C.

In 2014 the dancers of Oro Lenca traveled Washington, DC, for the third time to participate in Juntos por Honduras. This time they also participated as the first representatives of Honduras in Festival Latina DC.

 

Machete dance in Juntos por Honduras

 

Fiesta Latina DC 2014

 

Juntos por Hondurs 2013 — Washington, D.C.

On September 11, 2013 Oro Lenca returned to Washington DC to repeat the performances of 2012. This successful trip expanded upon the venues performed at the previous year with a peformance at the American Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institute at the National Mall in Washington DC.

 

Juntos por Honduras, Gaithersburg, Maryland, EEUU

 

Juntos por Hondurs 2012 — Washington, D.C.

On September 12, 2012 Oro Lenca traveled to Washington DC for their first international tour of the United States at the invitation made by the Embassy of Honduras in the United States with logistical support provided by the Honduran Folkloric Group Raíces Hondureñas. They performing in major venues such as for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization of American States in Washington DC. They also participated in "Juntos por Honduras" (Together for Honduras), a festival organized by the Embassy of Honduras in Washington DC to celebrate the Honduran independence day with Hondurans and North Americans with Honduran roots concentrated in the area of ​​the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, Pensilvanya and New York. Honduran musicians and artists with national stature peform at this event. The group returned to Honduran soil on 25 September.

 

Posing in the Inter-American Development Bank IDB Washington DC.

 

Acknowledgements

The three international tours to DC were made by invitation of the Embassy of Honduras with the support of the Presidents of the Republic of Honduras Porfirio Lobo and Juan Orlando Hernández, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Jacobo Regalado, the Mayor of La Esperanza Dr. Miguel Fajardo, logistical support by the Honduran cultural group Hibueras Maya, and the unconditional support of the parents and families of our dancers.