FUNDarte and the Miami-Dade County Auditorium present the 7th edition of ZunZún Children’s Fest, with a double bill festival featuring My Folk Life by Nallely Ponce and Insectos y Bicharracos by Rita Rosa Ruesga on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Miami Dade County Auditorium (2901 W Flager St, Miami, FL 33135).
My Folk Life by Nallely Ponce is a Traditional Regional Mexican Dances accompanied with a Live Mariachi Band and a Pre-Hispanic Mexican Dance presentation with a Children’s mini runway “pasarela” of Mexican traditional costumes.
Insectos y Bicharracos is a Musical Theatre play, inspired by the album of the same name, produced by Rita Rosa Ruesga. The renowned singer-songwriter will be accompanied by her band of local musicians, to tell this story full of color and Caribbean rhythms, with the costume and set design by Celia Ledón, artistic direction by Eddy Díaz Souza, and the general production by FUNDarte.
Rita Rosa Ruesga is a four-time Grammy award nominee who has impacted over 10,000 children with her Afro-Caribbean and Latin American musical projects for young audiences in Cuba, Mexico, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, Germany, Sweden, Panama, and the USA. Rita has produced several recordings of children’s music, for which she has received international acclaim, and has worked with such renowned artists as Celia Cruz and Ricky Martin, as well as many others. Rita holds a degree in Choral Conducting from the National Art School of Havana and has written 3 children’s books published by Scholastic Books. More information: https://www.ritarosa.com/
My Folk Life directed by philanthropist Nallely Ponce encourages the appreciation and preservation of Latino cultural heritage. Celebrating Mexican traditions with children and families by taking them through a journey of Mexico, showcasing the colorful folkloric dances with their traditional beautiful attire 'trajes tradicionales' and festive Mariachi music.
Teens and young adults ages 13-22 can buy tickets for $5 using the Get Tickets button below. With the purchase of one $5 ticket for someone within the age range, a second $5 ticket can be purchased for an individual of any age to join them.
Regular priced tickets for all other ages available through the venue's website.