Thursday, 21 June 2012

22 JUNE | FESTIVAL DEL BULLERENGE with CUMBÉ - FREE ENTRY

El festival de Bullerengue en Puerto escondido, Colombia is coming to London this 22nd June. will be a celebration and Live music with Cumbé. FREE ENTRY!! Join us!


Venue: The Latin Corner
273 Camden Road London N7 0JN
Bookings: info@latincorner.co.uk
Live music, food & drinks.

 CUMBÉ Energetic Afro-Colombian folklore combining dance, irresistible rhythm and traditional songs. This band from different parts of
Colombia has a sole purpose of bringing people together, in an attempt
to evoke the warmth, power and simplicity of traditional Colombian music to the eclectic city of London.

 
The Festival looks for recovering and spreading the ancient Afro culture expressed in Bullerengue, black dance of voices, drums and claps that had been forgotten by younger generations. Likewise, the Festival aims to join bullerengueros
coming from the Colombian Caribbean area together in one geographic
location, and to spread this folk tradition among all kinds of
audiences.

It began in 1988 in the Colombian village of Puerto Escondido in the
department of Córdoba. It is held annually during three days at the end
of June, so that it coincides with Saint John´s Feast. It is organized
by Fundación Festival Nacional del Bullerengue de Puerto Escondido.
As a member of the Caribbean Node of the National Network of Colombian
Traditional Music Festivals, it focuses on the music from the
West-Caribbean region of the country, especially on the genre of Bullerengue, with its airs Bullerengue sentao, Chalupa and Fandango.





Latin Music & Tropical Food.

The Latin Corner

283 Camden Road, N7 0JN

7pm-1.30am




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