Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Festival of Latin America in India 7-9 April in New Delhi

Great news for the Indians interested in Latin American culture.

Cultural troupes from Colombia, Mexico and Argentina are participating in this event being organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations at the Siri Fort Auditorium ( capacity 2500), New Delhi in collaboration with the embassies of the three countries

7 April Saturday 7 pm

Salsa Concert by Mama Julia ( urban sounds and salsa ) Group from Colombia

This band from Cali recreates the sounds of afro-Colombian music with a touch of street style. The rhythm section is made up of traditional percussion from the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, accompanied by the sweet jungle sound of the Chonta Marimba, typical of the southern Pacific coast. Their songs speak out on social issues and everyday life.

8 April Sunday 7 pm

Folkloric ballet from the University of Veracruz, Mexico

9 April Monday 7 pm

Argentine Tango Group of seven dancers and musicians

Composition of the Tango group:

Enrique Angel Cuttini- Director, Piano

Jose Luis Marina- Violin

Adrian Javier Sanchez- BandoneĆ³n

Mario Ariel Farias- Singer

Hernan Carlos Cerrezuela- Dancer

Mariela Griselda Cerrezuela- Dancer

Nicanor Suarez Elizalde- Contrabass

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