The House of Puerto Rico is proud to announce its new program which was christened with the name, “Reinitas Borincanas” on October 4, 2008. This program was designed specifically for young girls and women ages 8- 20 years old in hopes of teaching and introducing young women of Puerto Rican descent or those who just want to be connected with the Puerto Rican culture and traditions.
To date, the Reinitas Borincanas currently have 12 girls actively involved along side their parents and families. The program is coordinated by its current advisor, Angie Freeman. So far they have delivered cookies to two local nursing homes, performed in one of them and were part of an asalto along side the Parranda group at Andres’ Cuban and Puerto Rican Restaurant. The list of activities continues to grow...
- Queens Court Information Meeting, 10am Saturday, August 25, 2012
Within the Reinitas Borincanas Program, a Queen/Princess Court is elected by the members of the House of Puerto Rico at the September members’ meeting, is also rising to the occasion at representing Puerto Rico. These girls will represent the HPRSD at all events sponsored by the House of Puerto Rico as well as those sponsored by the House of Pacific Relations in Balboa Park. They have already begun their reign representing Puerto Rico at a National Folkloric Costume Fashion Show hosted by the Inter American College, the annual House of Pacific Relations Coronation, and were even interviewed by Radio Latina giving kudos to the House of Puerto Rico.
The selected queen, if she meets the eligibility requirements, can win a scholarship from the Maria Elena Rios Educational Fund.
Therefore, it is our distinct pleasure to introduce to you the 2008- 2009 Court for the House of Puerto Rico San Diego…
HPRSD 2008-09 Queen's Court
Representing HPRSD at the House of Pacific Relations Coronation Gala
(front: Queen Daisy Cruz; back l-r: Princesses Victoria Cline, Kelsey Thompson, and Eva Flores)