On Saturday, Sept. 28 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the Biennial of the Américas 2019 Festival celebrates with its final event, Cósmico Américas, a free, family-friendly celebration of the arts and culture of the Américas in Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado.
Cósmico Américas will feature Jaguara, a spectacular light and sound show and the artistic centerpiece of the Festival. Jaguara is the artistic vision of Sonic Design Studio, a digital design company based in Bogotá, Colombia. Strikingly beautiful and humbling, Jaguara stands as a platform to bring attention to the deforestation and increasing endangerment of the jaguar habitat in North and South América.
“We are thrilled to be presenting a number of arts and culture experiences as part of the Biennial of the Americas 2019 Festival,” said Erin Trapp, executive director and CEO of Biennial of the Américas. “Jaguara will be the cultural centerpiece for the Festival and is an artistic embodiment of how art, technology and education can create collaborative bridges across the Américas and throughout the world. The Festival will culminate on September 28 with the final Jaguara light show at Cósmico Americas.”
Cósmico Américas includes musical performances featuring Colombian band Systema Solar and Denver-based bands Kiltro and Don Chicacharrón, culinary delights featuring Denver’s best Latin American food trucks, and curated refreshments and cosmic cocktails.
The Biennial of the Américas Festival, taking place Sept. 25 through Sept. 28, is an international event of ideas, art and culture that assembles dynamic leaders to identify unique opportunities and solutions to shared challenges across the Américas. The 2019 theme, “Empathy in Action,” will showcase the people and ideas across North and South América that are moving beyond divisions to build solutions to important issues.
The Biennial of the Américas builds connections, creates community and inspires change across the Américas through a multi-day festival in Denver every other year and ongoing leadership summits in Canada and Latin América. Due to its location on the north-south axis, this Denver nonprofit organization launched in 2010 to enhance, celebrate and discover the cultural and economic connections between North and South América. The 2019 Biennial of the Américas Festival takes place Sept. 25 through Sept. 28.
For more information, visit: biennialoftheamericas.org.
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