Music of the Americas at Zoo Miami

Music of the Americas at Zoo Miami

Post Date:1/11/2012

Media Contact:
Zoological Society of Florida
Cindy Castelblanco/Andrea Obregón
Office: 305-255-5551
 cindyc@zsf.org/aobregon@zsf.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF FLORIDA PRESENTS “MUSIC OF THE AMERICAS” AT ZOO MIAMI’S AMAZON AND BEYOND EXHIBIT NOW THROUGH APRIL 2012

From pulsating samba to relaxing woodwinds and harp, dancers and singers, you can enjoy them all at Amazon and Beyond’s Village Plaza

MIAMI, FL (January 2010) – After enjoying a day strolling around Zoo Miami’s beautiful pathways, gazing at more than 2,000 amazing animals in their natural habitats, and enjoying the refreshing shade provided by our 1,200 trees and plants, there is no better way to relax than at our Amazon and Beyond’s Village Plaza, where you can sway to rhythmic samba, dance with exotic Brazilian dancers, or just sit and relax to the soothing sounds of South American flutes, woodwinds, and harp. 

Performances will take place at 1 and 2:15 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Below is a list of performers and dates.

"AMAZONAS SAMBA DANCERS featuring CAPOEIRA JUNGLE CIRCLE"  - Enjoy the sights and sounds of this fascinating Brazilian martial art dance.  Everybody can dance to the rhythm of the BERIMBAU and more.  In addition, the beloved princesses of the Amazon will be back by popular demand! Come with the family to dance together to the beautiful music and rhythms of Brazil.  It will be a day to remember at Zoo Miami.

Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano - These two talented musicians present their new MAGICAL cd at Amazon & Beyond featuring the harps and flutes of South America.  Witness the delightful music produced by the hands of virtuoso harp player Roberto Perera and the multi-talented Jorge Alfano on flutes and strings instruments.  This will be a very soothing and entertaining show for listeners of all ages.

January:
1, 8, 15, 22, 23, 29 - Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
 2, 7, 14, 16, 21, 28 - Amazonas samba dancers
 
February:
 3, 5, 12, 19, 26 - Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
 4,11,18,20, 25 -  Amazonas samba dancers
 
March:
 4, 11, 13 15 18, 25, 30 - Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
 3, 5, 10, 12, 14, 16,17,24,31 - Amazonas samba dancers
 
April:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano 
 6, 7,14,21,28  - Amazonas samba dancers