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 PRIAA presents  SPRING AND SUMMER Apprenticeship program  and a series of Bombazo in Rhode Island.


The apprenticeschip program include: 


Santos de Puerto Rico,



(Wood Carver Workshop),  Bomba drums and Bomba dancing

Plena rhythms with Masks Procession


Painting in our space environment for Kids


Bombazo series in Rhode Island


The first semester consists of learning History, Rhythms and Practices.


The second semester is for Performance with Yoruba 2, around Rhode Island and New England, bringing the apprentices with member of Yoruba 2 to represent the moisac of heritage culture in Rhode Island. The good thing will be "EN VIVO"


 The CHC apprenticeship program for  January- July-2022- 2023 was funded by:

Rhode Island Council on the Art

Rhode Island Foundation (Rodriguez Family Fund)

Connecticut Historical Society, Museum and Library

City of Pawtucket, Mayor Office

City of Providence, Mayor Office

Pappitto Opportunity Connection


Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Pappitto Opportunity Connection

neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

The first Bombazo 2023 in Galleco Court for their residents is sponsored by Pawtucket City- Mayor of Pawtucket

We will be back with Summer Activities schedule

​Contact us, and show us you abilities,  bring your work and share it with us and others. We are here to  exchange arts and culture with you.

El Centro

contact us:


Monday,  (By appointment)
Tuesday Saints of Puerto Rico program,  3:00pm - 5:00p.m 

Wednesday: Saint of Puerto Rico Program, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Bomba Classes 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Thursday, 17, 24, 31 2023: Colombia RI (Taller Afro-Colombia) 6:30pm
Friday, (By appointment)


BOMBAZO Performance:



​August 25

National Hispanic and Latino

Mental Health Technology Transfers Center Network

Yoruba 3 Promotional Performance at 3:45pm

August 26

National Hispanic and Latino

Mental Health Technology Transfers Center Network

Yoruba 3 Promotional performance at 4:00pm 


Saturday, September 2, 2023

Empanada Fest in Pawtucket.

Pawtucket Fest

4:14pm - 4:45pm

Promotional Bombazo

September 9, 2023

Asia American Day Event in Boston


Bombazo Apprentices in Boston

Promotional Bombazo


October 22, 2023



Daniella Hernandez
Bomba Dancer Teaching Artist-intership

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