Caribbean Arts with Lydia Perez and Yoruba 2
The International artist, is an institution Artist in Rhode Island. Lydia and her daughters are a providers of Caribbean Arts program in New England. Lydia is a traditional performer, Art Educator, teaching artist, column writer and artisan. Lydia Perez has spent the last twenty Six years as a performer and cultural educator activist in the U.S., Cuba and Puerto Rico. She has been recognized as a community asset and an ambassador of Puerto Rican Traditional arts by the Puerto Rican Institute of Culture, Puerto Rican Affair Administration in Connecticut agencies, "EntreArte" of Puerto Rico, offices of the Rhode Island Governor and Congressional Representatives, State representative, and mayors of Rhode Island. Her work has been highly sought by cultural organizations and school departments in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
YORUBA 2 is a family traditional group with a mission to reach Puerto Rican community through the traditional music of "Bomba and Plena. Professional musician such as: Luis Roberto Arias, Jesus Andujar, (Rhode Island Artists) and Rafael Vargas (Massachusetts Artist).
Lydia has an extensive record of promoting activities that increase cross-cultural understanding, community outreach, cultural awareness and the self-esteem of both children and adults. She is working continually with Latinos organization and Individual artists to sharing her Administrative experience, abilities and creative ideas for improvement the development of Latinos artists.