Neruda Arts is a community based not-for-profit organization that connects the diverse cultures of our region through the arts.
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July 11-12, 2014 Neruda Arts will launch a new free summer festival in the Waterloo Public Square that combines the best of our Latin and world music programming expertise. Artistic Director, Isabel Cisterna, promises that Neruda Arts’ Kultrún summer festival will still have a strong Latin component, but there will also be leading word music artists of many genres. “Neruda Arts has always been about celebrating diversity and the possibilities that are opened up by expanding the mandate of our this festival make it very exciting indeed.”
For our first Show the World concert of 2014, Neruda Arts presents bossa nova artist Márcio Faraco with Philippe Baden Powell in the gracious surroundings of the Waterloo Region’s only authentic Spanish villa, La Hacienda Sarria! A Brazilian transplanted to France, Faraco has serenaded audiences from Rio to the Riviera with his delicate and masterful guitar playing and seductive vocals.
Building on the success of 3 consecutive Latin music festivals attracting thousands of fans, on July 11-12, 2014 Neruda Arts will launch its new summer world music festival, KULTRÚN in the Uptown Waterloo Public Square. In addition to a fantastic line up of leading world music artists, we want to feature as wide a selection of food and craft vendors as possible.
APPLY NOW and make KULTRÚN Waterloo’s most diverse and exciting free summer music festival!