New York

Celebrate Sant Jordi in New York


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New York will celebrate Sant Jordi the 21st April with this program, curated by the Catalan Institute of America with the support of the Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the US, but there are other events.

Introduction by performer Joana Bravo

The (new) legend of Sant Jordi by Roser Bonet
A hungry dragon, a damsel in distress and a brave knight? In 2018 anything is possible! Come learn a new take on the legend of Sant Jordi (in Catalan).

Poetry recital by Maria Cabrera and Eloi Creus
Cabrera is an award winning poetess (Premi Carles Riba 2016 with La ciutat cansada). Creus is a translator, researcher and assistant professor at Universitat de Barcelona.

*Activities for kids*

Music concert by Fresc
Roger Noguerol and Aaron Wieman deliver a fusion of Mediterranean popular music, latin beat and jazz elements.

(de) CONSTRUINT CULTURES by dancer and choreographer Núria Martin Fandos
Work-in-progress that explores the ideas around the human effort and persistence in building a culture and, at the same time, the simplicity of the destruction of the same culture, society and tradition without considering Human Rights.

Performance by Mezzo Soprano Anna Tonna and Dancer Elizabet Torras
Anna Tonna and Elisabet Torras join forces to tease their upcoming project for 2019, a musical storytelling of the myth of Sant Jordi through music, songs and dance. Tonna will perform highlights of their repertoire and Torras will do a demonstration of the Catalan dance Sardana with audience participation.

Kids Jocs Florals Contest 

Breakfast buffet 
(sandwiches, snacks and Moritz beer)