Garifuna Town of COROZAL, Honduras Begins Annual January Celebrations of Patron Saint in the Bronx

Garinagu at 2012 Fedu Celebration for Garifuna Town of Corozal, Honduras in the Bronx.  Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Garinagu at 2012 Fedu Celebration for Garifuna Town of Corozal, Honduras in the Bronx. Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.

Copyright 2014 by Teofilo Colon Jr.  (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”). All Rights Reserved.  Telephone: (646) 961-3674.

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Bronx, New York — ASUNCOR, The Home Town Association of the Garifuna Town of Corozal, Honduras; begins their Annual Garifuna Celebrations of the Patron Saint of Corozal (Patron Saint of Esquipulas).  Done during the month of January, a series of events are scheduled.  They include:

Fedu — Saturday, January 11th 2014

$20.00 per person. $15 with traditional Garifuna attire.

Dance and Coronation Ceremony – Saturday, January 18th 2014

featuring a Live Performance by Garifuna Singer Musician Carlos Pichi Castillo and New Image Band.  Music by DJ Junior.  Tickets: $25

Coronation Fundraiser Party — Saturday January 25th 2014

Music by DJ Junior.

All of the scheduled events will take place at:

Social Gathering Palace Corp (a.k.a. Best Party Place)

3405 Third Avenue (between E. 166th Street and E. 167th Street),

Bronx, New York 10456

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According to wikipedia, patron saints are, “saints regarded in some Christian denominations  as a deity or spirit that acts as a protector and as a heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family, or person. Patron saints, having already transcended to the metaphysical, are believed to be able to intercede effectively for the needs of their special charges. ”

The mass honoring the Patron Saint of Esquipulas (Patron Saint of Corozal, Honduras) will take place on Sunday, January 19th 2014 at 2pm.  This mass will take place at:

Casa Yurumein

874 Prospect Avenue

Second Floor

Bronx, New York 10459

Subway: 2 or 5 train to Prospect Avenue Subway Stop in the Bronx.

For more information or to buy tickets, please call Milton Guity at (646) 591-7095.

Below is a video from the 2012 Fedu Celebration for the Garifuna town of Corozal, Honduras.

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  1. Garifuna folks from Corozal have the reputation of reppin’ Garifunadüaü HARD. Time will tell if these events uphold that.

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