November 15 - Visit us at the Inter-American Development Bank Holiday Bazaar
Visit us at the IDB lobby on November 15th from 10 am - 5 pm during the annual holiday sale. Groups from around Latin America will be represented. 1300 New York Avenue, NW
September 28 - Where in the World is Salvatierra? Salvatierra Presents at the Bolivian Embassy
We told our story at the Bolivian Embassy in an evening that celebrated Bolivian culture. It was a lively night: music groups, dancers, and Bolivian food made it festive. Enzo Barbato Designs also presented his distinctive hand-made alpaca shawls and coats..
September 22 - Salvatierra Presents at the Bolivian Women's Association, McLean, Virginia
We gave a presentation to the Bolivian Women's Association on September 22, telling the story of our return to Bolivia and the new products that we have developed.
August 27, 2007 - Salvatierra Imports Returns to Bolivia -- Come with us!
Partners of the Americas is sponsoring Kristen to return to Bolivia as an American Business Fellow in August and September. She will be working with the women of the village of Salvatierra (our namesake) and the other cooperatives to develop new products and document their traditional techniques. She will also be traveling around Bolivia to look for new art and handicrafts to bring to the US and sell through Salvatierra Imports.
August 9, 2007 - $2000 Donated to the Bolivian System of Youth Choruses and Orchestras (SICOR)
August 8, 2007 - New Jungle Steps!
Now featuring the jewelry designs of Claudia Mercado
Claudia Mercado is a talented Bolivian jewelry designer who draws from traditional Bolivian themes to create modern jewelry designs. She integrates the motifs from the 18th century Jesuit Mission District -- mermaids, organic ornaments, church columns -- with natural materials such as wood, seeds and metals. The results are stunning and unique. Click here for a preview of her collection.
Shop for Salvatierra products in Washington area stores.
Now you can visit Salvatierra at several Washington DC area retail stores (not all products available in all stores):
Limited Edition Prints of Romanet Zarate's Paintings Now Available
Giclèe prints of Romanet Zarate's paintings are now available for purchase. Prints are numbered and signed by the artist, matted on acid-free paper and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. There are also a small number of proofs available for purchase. Click here for more info.
Salvatierra Donates Violin and Cello Strings to SICOR
Salvatierra Imports donated $600 worth of violin and cello strings to the student musicians of SICOR, the System of Choruses and Orchestras in Bolivia. "These strings are excellent quality, exactly what we need!" commented Ruben Dario Suarez, SICOR's director.
2006 International American Renaissance and Baroque Music Festival "Misiones de Chiquitos" was a great success.
This series of concerts was held in the historic Jesuit Mission Churches. Forty-five groups from twenty countries performed over one hundred concerts, most of them free of charge. “Visitors had a chance to go back in history,” says Maria Parejas of Asociación Pro Arte y Cultura, the organizer of the event. “The groups played music from the 18th century in the original churches where the pieces were written.”