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Price Hill Las Alfombras 2018

  • MyCincinnati 3120 Warsaw Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45205 United States (map)

Join us for Price Hill Will's Third Annual Las Alfombras! / Venga a celebrar el tercer Las Alfombras con Price Hill Will!

Bring your friends and family and form a team to create a colorful woodchips "carpet!" / Traiga a sus amigos y familiares y forma un equipo para crear una alfombra de muchos colores!

Family-friendly art-making activities, followed by a parade, in partnership with MYCincinnati and Cincinnati Museum Center. / Actividades artísticas para todo la familia, y un desfile, con MYCincinnati y Cincinnati Museum Center.

Empanadas Aqui Food Truck will be there again with some delicious Venezuelan food! / Comida venezolana de Empanadas Aquí!

Schedule:
2:00pm: Create and Build your Alfombra, and other art activities
4:15pm: Parade!

Horario:
2:00pm: Crear and construír su propia Alfombra, y otras actividades
4:15pm: Desfile!

Photos from 2016 / Fotos de 2016: https://www.facebook.com/tina.gutierrez.520/media_set?set=a.10154927240408561&type=3

Photos from 2017 / Fotos de 2017: https://www.facebook.com/pg/WarsawAveFirehouse/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1065666763577802

Funded by the Ohio Arts Council / Apoyado con fondos del Ohio Arts Council.

 

History:  "Las Alfombras" a Guatemalan term for carpet or rug.  These rugsare natural, aromatic carpets of flowers, pines, clover and fruits, which the Guatemalan residents put together and place in front of their homes. There are all kinds and shapes. Some are very long, even up to a kilometer, with colonial, Mayan, Roman or other original designs.  They are made during the 24 hours prior to the Holy Week procession. If more than one procession goes down a street a new carpet is made for each procession. Preparations for the carpets begin weeks, sometimes months, ahead. Carpets are started the day before the procession so that the carpets are finished just before the carriers of the float arrive to look its best.

 

Earlier Event: December 18
EPHIA General Membership Meeting
Later Event: June 8
Concerts in the Square