The live presentation opened the September programming 2019, with a classic repertoire of bossa nova and boleros.

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The dance evening concluded the August program at the León Center. Vivo Café is an activity that takes place on a Friday every month with presentations by artists and live groups.

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This musical activity is part of the agenda for the 15 years of Centro León, which continues in this 2019.

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This musical activity is part of the agenda for the 15 years of Centro León, which continues in this 2019.

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The celebration for the fifteen years of the institution continued in December with a Vivo Café danceable for all the public, in the Patio Caribeño del Leon Center.

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The artistic presentation was held in the Patio Caribeño, part of the agenda for the 15 years of Centro León.

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The conversation was held as an activity prior to the celebration of the Second Typical Music Festival Ñico Lora.

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The award ceremony was held at the León Center with the presence of the participating communities of Santo Domingo and Santiago.

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Thony Liriano, was synonymous with humility and generosity. His peculiar way of being and his joy always accompany us.

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The cibaeña artist celebrated with the public the Grand Sovereign 2016 prize received at the Soberano Awards of the same year.

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Work of remembrance tone expressed in the feminine dress and the dazzling color of the scene. On the left there are some typical musicians in movement along with the group of dancers whose main axis is an idyllic couple whose proportions seem to touch the roof of the arbor. This swing of the dancers allows you to appreciate a landscape with mountains, roads, houses, palm trees and shrubs. The work offers the proportional deformations that characterize the artist's style as well as the anecdotal and documentary interpretation.

Additional note:
Federico Izquierdo (Monción, 1904 - Santiago de los caballeros, 2004)
He made his artistic studies in Santiago de los Caballeros, training as a teacher, draftsman and painter. In the last two specialties he received guidance from Juan Bautista Gómez. He is considered one of the main exponents of the School of Santiago. He was a teacher of drawing and painting at the Academy of Santiago since its founding. He participated in various national and international exhibitions. It deserved a prize in the Biennial of Paris celebrated of 1920. Most of his works are preserved in the national gallery and in private collections. Besides distinguished educator and noted painter, Izquierdo distinguished himself for his community work in the city of Santiago. He participated in many cultural promotion programs such as the different carnival organizing commissions and in planning the decoration of the city of Santiago. He was decorated by the Dominican State with the Order of Duarte, Sánchez and Mella.

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The last Friday of November was danced profusely despite the rain in the Patio Caribeño.

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It was held in the Patio Caribeño of the Centro León an encounter to share the results of the research of the well-known Santiago folklorist Rafael Almánzar. In the Tertulia Caribeña, the specialist presented several pieces of merengue and his analysis as a result of his investigative work.

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The typical merengue is not only a musical genre, it is also a rich combination of indigenous, African and European elements that give rise to a unique manifestation in the Antillean archipelago. This July we recommend the work of Rafael Chaljub Mejía, a researcher dedicated to tracing the roots of the Dominican rhythm par excellence.

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Trajectory of the Folkloric Merengue.

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Memories of the First International Music Congress.

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The esplanade of La Aurora in the León Center became a merengue stage, approached with a practical demonstration of each variant. 

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The energy and rhythm of Meringue! Visual Rhythms / Visual Rhythms He returned home last Friday 21 in August, after an extensive trip through different cities in the United States. 

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The exhibition Merengue! Visual Rhythms / Visual Rhythms organized by the Eduardo Leon Jimenes Cultural Center arrived at the Museum of the National Center for African-American Artists-NCAAA-in Boston (USA). 

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Centro León starts an impressive cultural program in coordination with the OAS Museum (AMA) and the support of the Dominican Embassy in Washington, DC. 

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