Academic tape for Carnival 2021, a space seeking to showcase our traditions, music and dances – Diario la Libertad

Academic tape for Carnival 2021, a space seeking to showcase our traditions, music and dances – Diario la Libertad

Starting on Monday 1 February, through conferences, gatherings, workshops and talks, the Academic Tape of Carnival 2021, organized by Banco de la República and the Ay Macondo Foundation! , Which will be broadcast on the social networks of Barranquilla. Carnival in special hours to live comfortably at home.

Banco de la República Cultural Center, ¡Ay Macondo! Carnavalada, organized with the support of the Barranquilla Carnival, will bring to Barranquilla, Colombians and all the people of the world, different views of the carnival, and this with a varied program completely free.

These activities were organized in two sessions, which began on the first of February and will continue until February 18 of this year to celebrate the traditions of the Carnival, its heroes, music and dances.

The first course, called “Caribbean Voices”, contains conferences and workshops where musical identities and traditional instruments typical of the Carnival are explored, from academic studies and traditional knowledge.
The second edition “Encuentro” not only seeks to honor groups and personalities that have distinguished history, but also to give value to the identity forces of Carnival in the city and the region.

This Monday, the Barranquilla Carnival will broadcast the first meeting at 7:00 pm entitled “Heritage and Protection”, which will be attended by a guest of historian and anthropologist Murtha Boylevas and director of the Gabo Foundation, Jaime Abelo Banffe; Starting at 8:00 pm, “Congos y Toritos ribereños, 142 Years of Tradition” will be gathered with the participation of Alfonso Fontalvo, Director of the El Toretto Dance.

There are over 20 activities that can be accessed for free by logging into the official Facebook accounts of Banco de la Repubblica and Carnaval de Barranquilla.

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