The islands Trans communities walk the runway in TransFashion

San Juan,Pto.Rico – The 6th edition of TRANSFASHION will take place on Friday, March 9, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santurce. On this occasion, 24 members of the transsexual, transgender and transvestite communities previously selected in a face-to-face and online casting will occupy the catwalk with fashions created by designers David Antonio, Jaer Cabán, Javier Arnaldo, Jean Carlos De Jesus, José Raúl, Juan Colon , Keke Rohena (Julio Alfredo Sánchez Estrada), Lisa Thon, of Atelier by Orlando Lopez, Ramon Rinaldi, Sonia Bonilla and Sonia Rivera.

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The casting and selection of models was made possible through a on-site audition which took place on  February 2, at Polo Norte Gay Lounge in Old San Juan. This important charity event will be hosted by former model, and local television personality María María.
A welcoming cocktail courtesy of The Barefoot Wines, will give way to music and performances by various artists such as Alyssa Hunter, Amalara Sofía, Angelina Bee, Chris Griandher, Desiree Cardoza, Félix Chevremont, Jamie Sunflower, Joe Pouze, Kim Moore, La’Tyfa D’Witshes y Ruddys Martínez.
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This important event supports the management of Coaí, Inc., a non-profit organization established in 1991, which is dedicated to promoting health and preventing diseases from a perspective of social justice and human rights, with an emphasis on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning and intersex persons (LHBTTQQI) in Puerto Rico.
“TRANSFASHION not only means a space of visibility and denunciation of the needs of the trans communities in our Island, but also an alternative work platform for the participants and a contribution to the fashion industry in Puerto Rico”, explained José Joaquín Mulinelli Rodríguez, executive director of Coaí, Inc., entity that organizes the activity.
The successful event is of great importance for the community and this edition will be no exception. For tickets call  787-379-1367 or purchase them through  PayPal at www.transfashionpr.com