4:00 Opening Taino Ceremony
4:30 Irka Mateo Folkloric Quartet
5:30 Procession & Ceremony at Spuyten Duyvil Creek
6:30 Gaga Pa’l Pueblo
7:15 Legacy Women Drum Cypher
Join IgniVox Productions for their second Annual “Dominican Summer Solstice Festival” with performances by Dominican singer-songwriter, folklorist “Irka Mateo & her Folkloric Quartet”, the Dominican-Haitian drum group “Gaga Pa’l Pueblo” and “ Legacy Women Drum Cypher”! This free festival will take place on June 21, 2018 from 4pm to 8pm at the Veteran flagpole at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street (entrance to Inwood Hill Park).
Dominican Summer Solstice Festival is produced by IgniVox Productions in collaboration with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Northern Manhattan Art Alliance, Make Music New York and Partnership for Parks Inwood Hill through Columbia University.
For the second year, Dominican Summer Solstice Festival is an annual Make Music New York special project, which grew from Irka Mateo’s Offerings and Songs to the Solstice Sun last year at Fort Tryon Park.