Serrano Supports Raices Salsa Sunday Festival

José M. Serrano

October 28, 2007

Senator Serrano attended the 6th Annual Raices Salsa Sunday Festival, an event that he helped to fund, on Sunday, October 28.

"I can't think of a better way to celebrate our cultural heritage," said Senator Serrano, who is ranking member of the Tourism, Recreation and Sports Development Committee in the State Senate.

Raices Latin Music Museum Collection is a comprehensive, multi-media collection describing and documenting the history and evolution of Latin Music in New York City.

The 15,000-piece collection includes instruments, music, photographs and documents. It follows the growth of Latin music and underscore its roots – or raices – in Afro-Caribbean rhythms and trends.

The mission of the Raices Latin Music Museum Collection is to research, preserve and promote the rich musical legacy of popular and folkloric Afro-Caribbean musical forms in New York City.

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