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Panambi Verá, which means 'Golden Butterfly' in the Guaraní language is a Paraguayan dance group. The ensemble also includes a musical duo playing Andean harp and guitar. The beautiful costumes, importing the delicate tela de araña (spider web) lacework from Paraguay is hand sewn by Panambi Verá's founder Berta Gauto.
Berta Gauto is originally from Asunción, Paraguay and moved to Long Island in 2000. She danced for several years with Raína Potí, a folkloric dance company. Berta saw dancing as a way to introduce the American public to Paraguayan culture while at the same time educating the Paraguayan community's children about their heritage.
Panambi Verá has an active performance schedule, including appearances at festivals like Manhattan's Hispanic Heritage parade and annual visits to Boston; they have also performed at the United Nations. They were featured in New York Folklore's Latino dance initiative and have received recognition from the NY State Council on the Arts.
This is a free event and no tickets are needed.
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We are open at full capacity to everyone who has been vaccinated against Covid. We will require proof of current vaccination status at entry, either with a vaccination card or the NYS Excelsior Pass or similar electronic system. Per CDC guidelines, masks are strongly recommended, even for vaccinated persons. We do not have a non-vaccinated seating section, nor are we equipped to accept recent negative Covid tests. Should this guidance change by show day, we will adjust our policy accordingly. NYS Excelsior Pass info & signup here. Last updated 8.14.21
World Music Sundays is made possible by a partnership with Long Island Traditions and a Rapid Relief grant from New York State Council on the Arts.