Headquarters Baltimore, MD
Recognizing that Latin America possesses a unique history and a rich diversity of cultures, Teresa Tufano founded the Latin American Folkloric Group in 1989 as a means of exposing the public to the wonders and diversity of Latin America through music, dance, and lectures about varied aspects of the region's cultures.
From its inception, The Latin American Folkloric Group has showcased Latin American cultures primarily through its musical and dance performances. These performances have taken place at varied ethnic festivals held in Baltimore and at special programs organized by hospitals, high schools, military bases, and private organizations located in Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia.
We are a group of people from different nationalities and backgrounds whose purpose is to preserve ethenic traditions of Latin America for future generations by sharing and performing traditional song and dance.
The principal values that all the participants of the group have, are commitment, responsibility, dedication and the true desire to share with pride and honor what each culture is all about.
Guillermo Castaneda in the center of picture with part of the group during a presentation getting ready for the Millenium Era.
Teresa Tufano (Founder) and Guillermo Castaneda (President) brought The Latin-American Folkloric Group to the Millenium with a good image after giving hundreds of presentations in our community and surrounding areas.
The group has great expectations for this new year and kindly appreciates all the support from the Hispanic community. The group is also recuiting people that would like to share their culture in an artistic way with the community at large. For more information please contact Ms Pacheco at the numbers below.
The leaders of the group in the new millennium are:
Some of the group's repertoire of dances
1. Colombia: Cumbia, Fandango, and Pollera Colora
Dancers performing the La Cumbia of Colombia
Dancers performing The Joropo from Venezuela.
Vanessa showing a Rumba Costume from Puerto Rico.
Dancers performing "Mosaico de Ritmos Cubano
Dancers performing The Waltz from Peru.
Dancers showing the Cumbia dress and steps
A group picture before a performance.
Group performing at Veteran's hospital
Group and family members together before a presentation.
Fandango En Baltimore Festival 2009
Cumbia En Baltimore Festival 2009
Pollera Colora Baltimore Festival 2009
Black Peruvian Dance