Batukealo.

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Puerto Rico's Anibal de Gracia and his group Batukealo participated in many of this year's activities leading to the celebration of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.

The group, which fuses traditional Puerto Rican rhythms with Brazilian batucada, were invited to a reception that mayor Michael Bloomberg held on June 5, 2008 in honor of the many mayors from Puerto Rico at hand for this year's Puerto Rican Day Parade.

On Friday, June 6, the group visited the popular morning radio show "El Vacilón de la Mañana" at the Mega studios, and on the same evening they performed at "El Baile del Pueblo" at the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

On Saturday, June 7th...

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