Modesto Cepeda Honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Modesto Cepeda Honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Modesto Cepeda is a leading advocate, performer, and grand maestro of bomba and plena, two of the most important folkloric dance, drumming, and singing traditions of Puerto Rican cultural heritage. He was honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert on September 15, 2017, at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. Please enjoy this segment from the event webcast.