UPDATE APRIL 6, 2012 — Donations still needed of any amount! We need to raise funds for the artisans who are traveling to NYC for the event! Click the link above to make a donation! Or even better mail to the address below!
As a finale to its year-long celebration, the Paraguayan Bicentenniel Commitee in the United States has announced that Paraguay Hecho a Mano, USA Inc. and Paraguay Hecho a Mano Paraguay will be sponsors for the May 26, 2012 concert to be held at 7:00 p.m. at Queens College Colden Auditorium in Queens, New York City, NY.
Proceeds from the concert will benefit Paraguayan artisans and their families through the work of Paraguay Hecho a Mano. The sponsorship was announced at a press conference held at the Centro Cultural Paraguaya Americana (CCPA) in Asuncion, Paraguay on February 17th.
The festival will feature the music and dance of Paraguay, and will feature Juan Cancio Barreto, Vocal 2 and Rebecca Arramendi among others at the celebration to cap the 200th anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain.
Festival organizers,including the Ambassador of Paraguay to the USA, Rigoberto Gauto Vielman, Consulor Enrique Ramirez, and committee president Wilfredo Rizzo, are seeking corporate and individuals donations for festival sponsorship.
Please consider making a tax deductible donation to Paraguay Hecho a Mano USA, Inc. Your donations will allow this to be an outstanding musical event! Below are four ways to become a sponsor/make a donation:
1. Click below to make a donation via wire transfer: