TwitterFacebookPinterestGoogle+
  • SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) - London Breed became the first African-American woman elected to lead San Francisco on Wednesday, when her opponent conceded a tight race. Photo: CBS.
    SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) - London Breed became the first African-American woman elected to lead San Francisco on Wednesday, when her opponent conceded a tight race. Photo: CBS.

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Despite Rain, Justas in Orlando 2018 Returns to Orlando to Continue Boricua Tradition

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Justas in Orlando 2018 came to Central Florida May 5 and 6 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. This is a Boricua tradition where athletes from universities, artists, and others gather in the island of Puerto Rico, and Oby Entertainment has brought part of that tradition to Orlando. They bring artists, artisans, Puerto Rican food kiosks and more, thanks to all the sponsors.

On May 5, 2018 this big event took place for the second time and was scheduled as a two-day event. Despite the rain, everything went as planned. More and more attendees filled the place as night fell. There weren’t only Boricuas in there, but a lot of Hispanic nationalities, since it is a family event and open to the public.

On stage were Pleneros Son De Cristos, Code 787, Los D PR, Elysani, the characters Cascarita and Boris from wapa America PR, Skapulario, Algarete, Lasecta Allstar, and others, with sounds by DJ King Arthur, DJ Consul and Nazario.

The kid’s VIP area featured Santin y sus titeres shows, the clown Pimpolin, Doña Yuyita and an entertainment area with camels, bounce houses and more.

The food and drink kiosks from P.R. offered alcapurrias, bacalaitos and pinchos. There were tents with crafts and handcrafts like accessories with the P.R. flag, Wasy P.R. with their crafts of accessories done by hand, among others. There were also companies promoting themselves such as lawyers, grocery shop owners and communications companies.

On May 6, the activity had to be postponed for safety because of the rainfall. The place was full of water, and some of the kiosks were damaged. The attendees and the organizer want to experience that second day of events, so it will come again. El Desquite Justas in Orlando happens June 24, 2018 at the Fairgrounds.

On stage will be: Jowell y Randy, the band Algarete, the characters Cascarita and Boris from wapa America PR, Rabanes, Los Bomby de la Plen, Figu, Warionex, and more artists to come.

Tickets and parking are $10.00 each, and kids under 12 get in free.

 

Justas: 85 Years of Sports Tradition in P.R.

The Justas is like a ritual step for our university life. We couldn’t graduate if we didn’t assist at least one. This almost unbreakable tradition has lasted a little over eight decades from generation to generation.

The Justas have become an event that singers and a lot of businesses use to promote their products, and primary radio stations in the island of Puerto Rico bring their own stage.

_____________________________________________

Aixa Torres is a contributor for Florida National News. | social@floridanationalnews.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

London Breed Becomes 1st Black Woman to Lead San Francisco After Opponent Concedes

SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. (CNN) - London Breed became the first African-American woman elected to lead San…

Trump Tags US Media as Nation’s ‘Biggest Enemy’ After Summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with…

BREAKING: NYT Says Justice Department Seized Reporter’s Email, Phone Records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times says the federal government has seized records of…

Congresswoman Val Demings Proposal to Block Arming Teachers Passes Committee

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the House Committee on Homeland Security passed a measure introduced by Rep.…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

VIDEO: Commissioner Emily Bonilla and Supervisor Daisy Morales Unveil Conservation District Signs

Orange County, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange County District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla, Orange Soil & Water…

Orange County Commissioner Candidate Patricia Rumph Endorsed by Ruth's List Florida

APOPKA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Patricia Rumph announced Friday that her campaign for Orange County Commissioner…

Eric Rollings Enters Special Election for Orange County Commissioner 3

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Eric Rollings announced Friday that he's officially a candidate in…

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Rob Panepinto Talks Mayoral Campaign, Hurricane Prep

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange County mayoral candidate and businessman Rob Panepinto had…

SPORTS NEWS

MORE SPORTS NEWS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Orlando City Loses Fifth-Straight Match to Vancouver

VANCOUVER (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando City SC // In the third match of a…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

2019 DAYTONA 500 Tickets On Sale Tuesday, June 12

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -Tickets for the 61st annual DAYTONA 500 will officially go on sale…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

VIDEO: Buccaneers' Cut For A Cure Raises $130,000 For National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

TAMPA, Fla. - On Monday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued to support the fight against childhood…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Orlando Pride Play to Scoreless Stalemate in Seattle

SEATTLE, Wa. (FNN SPORTS) – Source: Orlando City SC // Orlando Pride (4-3-4, 16 points)…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Orlando Pride Defender Ali Krieger Out 4-6 Weeks

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando Pride // Orlando Pride defender Ali Krieger will…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Orlando Magic Name Steve Clifford Head Coach

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Source: Orlando Magic // Steve Clifford, who helped lead the Orlando…

BUSINESS NEWS

MORE BUSINESS NEWS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

VIDEO: Grenada Consul General Warren Newfield Discusses the Island Nation's Growth

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Grenada Ambassador-at-Large and Consul General in Miami Warren Newfield,…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Comcast Challenges Disney with $65B Bid for Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox’s entertainment businesses,…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Facebook Says It's Removing Trending News Feature Next Week

SAN FRANCISCO (FNN NEWS) - Facebook announced Friday that it will remove its "Trending" section from…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

VIDEO: Dunkin Donut Delivers Free Donuts on National Donut Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Friday, June 1 is National Donut Day. You still have…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Orange County Property a Hot Commodity: New Construction Rises to $3.6 Billion in 2018

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Property values for Orange County continue to increase, topping…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Kissimmee City Commissioner Candidate Andrew Jeng Receives Congressional Recognition

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Business owner, community organizer and candidate for Kissimmee City Commissioner…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

VIDEO: Trayvon Martin's Parents Talk Latest Trayvon Martin Foundation Efforts at ABFF

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - While promoting the newly released Trayvon Martin docuseries "Rest…

VIDEO: "Star" Actress Ryan Destiny Talks Body Image and Her Character at ABFF

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - "Star" co-lead actress Ryan Destiny talks with Florida National…

Comcast Challenges Disney with $65B Bid for Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox’s entertainment businesses,…

Conservative Commentator Charles Krauthammer Says He Has 'Only a Few Weeks Left to Live'

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) - Longtime Fox News commentator and conservative Washington Post columnist Charles…

BREAKING NEWS: Miss America Ends Swimsuit Competition

NEW YORK (FNN NEWS) - Gretchen Carlson, the board of trustees chair for the Miss…

Celine Dion Announces New Show Dates Into 2019 For Her Internationally-Acclaimed Las Vegas Residency At The Colosseum At Caesars Palace

LAS VEGAS - Due to ongoing ticket demand, Celine Dion has announced 24 additional show dates for her…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

MORE LIFESTYLE NEWS

VIDEO: Grenada Consul General Warren Newfield Discusses the Island Nation's Growth

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Grenada Ambassador-at-Large and Consul General in Miami Warren Newfield,…

BREAKING NEWS: Miss America Ends Swimsuit Competition

NEW YORK (FNN NEWS) - Gretchen Carlson, the board of trustees chair for the Miss…

VIDEO: Newseum to Add 18 Journalists Killed in 2017 to Journalists Memorial on June 4

WASHINGTON -- Today, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will rededicate its Journalists Memorial, which recognizes men and women who were killed…

Facebook Says It's Removing Trending News Feature Next Week

SAN FRANCISCO (FNN NEWS) - Facebook announced Friday that it will remove its "Trending" section from…

VIDEO: Dunkin Donut Delivers Free Donuts on National Donut Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Friday, June 1 is National Donut Day. You still have…

Update on the Star Wars Immersive Resort Planned for Walt Disney World Resort

Last summer, plans for a Star Wars-inspired destination at Walt Disney World Resort were unveiled at the D23 Expo. Today…

GOLDEN TRAILER

ESSENCE MUSIC FEST

MISS AMERICA

ABFF FILM FESTIVAL

JAZZ IN THE GARDENS

DAYTONA 500

MISS UNIVERSE

WRITERS GUILD

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

TONY AWARDS