Bronx Roots in Motion hosted the third annual Kingsbridge Cultural Festival on Saturday, February 23 at St. James Recreation
Center. This year’s celebration featured a Bomba y Plena Intro and Jam Session, yearly community parade on Kingsbridge Road and
a community conversation. P hotos by Edward Watkins
(above left) Bronx Roots in Motion organizers led the way at this year’s cultural fest parade.
(above right) Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez (c) joined Bronx Roots in Motion and Jose ‘Dr. Drum’ Ortiz
in celebrating diversity.
Bronx Roots in Motion organizer Miriam Quinones distributed
commemorative t-shirts during the event.s
Bomba y Plena gave a crowd pleasing performance.
Marley (front, c) enjoyed dancing to Bomba y Plena’s musical performance. Bronx Roots in Motion’s Miriam Quinones (l) met with Assemblywoman
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