A SCREENING OF “LA FIESTA DEL FUEGO (THE FIRE FESTIVAL) OF CUBA” AT THE HOWLAND CULTURAL CENTER, 477 MAIN STREET, BEACON, NEW YORK 12508.
Guest speakers to include the director/producer Susanne Moss, editor/post production supervisor Jim Biffle and Cuban cultural expert Frank Quintero.
la Fiesta del Fuego (the Fire Festival) celebrates Caribbean culture, history and religious traditions. Native Indians, Santeros and Rastafarians perform sacred rituals passed-down by their ancestors. The festival concludes with a spectacular burning of an effigy of the devil! The “fire” symbolizes ridding the world of all its bad influences and evil.
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