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For Immediate Release
October 22, 2014
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Natasha Quirch
(212) 675-3288
NQuirch@latinoaids.org


Thank You for Supporting Bailando Por Una Causa
Thank You for Supporting Bailando Por Una Causa
© CHASI ANNEXY
Joseph Rivera, alongside Daniel Enskat and Ahtoy WonPat-Borja, thanks the audience, dancers, and sponsors for making the 5th Bailando Por Una Causa a great success. The event brought together different genres of dance all under one roof at El Museo del Barrio.

On behalf of Baila Society and the Latino Commission on AIDS, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone who made the 5th annualBailando Por Una Causa possible, starting with YOU and the eventís 600+ guests!

It was an unforgettable evening of magnificent dance performances, passion, energy, unity and inspiration for our journey. We are proud to announce that the event was a resounding success, raising both money and awareness for the Commission to continue the critical local, regional and national work on HIV prevention, advocacy, health education, capacity building and research/evaluation. We very much appreciate your generous and continuous support for our vision to achieve healthy communities.

Thank you again for supporting Bailando Por Una Causa and the Latino Commission on AIDS. We hope you all are doing well and look forward to seeing you again next year!
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Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Unified Dance Studio performing "Lion King". Dancers: Tatyana Gonzalez, Abagail Fernandez, Lealanis Ortiz, Pamela Reyes, Candy Polanco, Nathalie Velez, Victoria Garcia, Jordan Lanier, Jalet Bumpurs, Natalia Santiago, Gabriela Pachot, Keleah Perez, Melissa Centeno, Mia Montilla, Aaliyah Morales, Mariah Morales, Jade Cordero, Nailah Searight, Natya Searight, Alexis Roman, Kaitlyn Diaz, Isabella Fernandez, Jeromy Rodriguez, Dimitri Rojas, Ramon Centeno, John Hodge, Adonis Ahorrio, Steven Reyes, Jonathan Martinez and Katlyn Rodriguez. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Ana√Įs Haven and London Hong performnig the tango piece "A Evaristo Carriego" | ¬© CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards performing "The Tap Dancer and a Bass" | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Djoniba Dance Center performing an african dance. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Peridance Contemporary Company presented two pieces: "Fire Dance from el Amor Brujo" (pictured here) and "Ubi Sunt". First piece was performed by Shay Bares, Joanna DeFelice, Eoghan Dillon, Craig Dionne, Benjamin Freedman, Nikki Holck, Leigh Lijoi, Midori Nonaka. The second piece was performed by Albert Hernandez. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Abakuá Afro-Latin Dance Company performed the afro-latin funk piece "Dove." Dancers: Frankie Martinez, Aisha Dee Koswara, Lori Ana Perez Piazza, Keren Ashri, John Piazza, Lia Robertson, Preston Robinson, Tiffany Robinson and Emanuel Blackett. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Fox NY made a pre-event coverage of Bailando por Una Causa as reporter Christal Young interviews Josep Rivera at El Museo del Barrio as he gets ready to open the curtains.


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Elliot Dance Company presented the jazz "Exceprt from Honey, I'm Grown!!!" Dancers: Ako Ando Ayana Blackman, Janelle Dickerson, Ruby Frink, Megan Goller, Veronica Gonzalez, Yulanda Knights, Liana Nibungco, Kristy Sylvester, and Elizabeth Thomas. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Silva Dance Company performed the brazilian theme piece "Sertao." Dancers: Janete Silva Nao Yamada, Anne Tangi, Lucile Jorba, Constance Nicolas and Keyasha Williams. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Nelida Tirado performed the flamenco "Como la Luz." | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Arch Dance Company performed "Grasp"; a contemporary piece. Dancers: Mei Yamanaka, Misuzu Hara, Yvonne Hernandez, Christina Chelette. | © CHASI ANNEXY


Bailando por Una Causa 2014. A dance showcase organized by Baila Society to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
Baila Society closed the event with the salsa "Son to Salsa". Dancers: Ahtoy WonPat-Borja, Daniel Enskat, Joseph Rivera, Thakisha Alvarez, Gabriela Quiles, Andre Irving, Kevin Benamar, Jessica Ho, Jonathan Peguero, Kyungmin Yang, Fred DenBleyker, Julian Vasquez, Fitgi Saint Louis, Leydi Barros, Rachelle Matias, Ayako Izu, Alla Bronskaya, Rosaura Lara, Frederic Toussaint, Andrew Yu, Roberto Mangual and Edwin Tolentino. | © CHASI ANNEXY



THANK YOU TO ALL THE PERFORMERS, THE AUDIENCE, AND OUR SPONSORS:

BAILA Society
Latino Commision on AIDS
Latino Commision on AIDS
Mami 92.7
El Museo del Barrio
El Museo del Barrio
Mami 92.7
Latino Commision on AIDS
Latino Commision on AIDS
Latino Commision on AIDS
Latino Commision on AIDS
Latino Commision on AIDS

 

 

 

ABOUT BAILA SOCIETY

BAILA Society (BASo) instructs NY Salsa in New York Cityand around the world. Teaching absolute beginners and professionaldancers, classes include footwork, partnerwork,styling/spinning,performance technique,dance/music theory, Latin culture and history. Visit www.bailasociety.com

BASo Online DanceAcademy has pioneered online dance instruction to reachinternational students and to facilitate the learning process at homeand today teaches students from over 47 countries worldwide how todance.

Learn Salsa Online: www.BAILASociety.tv


 

ABOUT THE COMMISSION

The Latino Commission on AIDS (Commission) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1990 dedicated to meet the health challenges and addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS. The Commission is the leading organization coordinating National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (May 15), National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (October 15), Latinos and the Deep South, and other prevention, research, capacity building, and advocacy programs across the United States and its territories. The Latino Commission is the founder of the Hispanic Health Network, dedicated to eliminate health disparities in our communities. For more information visit: www.latinoaids.org or www.nlaad.org.




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