Venezuelan folklore group to perform in Dominica

first_img Share Tweet Share 18 Views no discussions Venezuelan Folklore gorupVenezuelan folklore group “El Comején de la Bandola” will be performing in Dominica from Friday October 7th to Monday October 10th, thanks to the joint efforts of the Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of People’s Power for Culture of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Embassy of Venezuela in Dominica and the Fort Young Hotel.On Friday October 7th they will perform during the Happy Hour at the Fort Young Hotel; Saturday 8th at 9:00 a.m. they will be hosting two (2) workshops, cuatro and dance, at the Venezuelan Institute for Culture and Cooperation; Sunday October 9th at 7:00 p.m. a free of charge concert at the Public Service Union Building on Boyds Avenue, Roseau; and, on Monday October 10th they will be sharing the stage with a Dominican Steel Band at the Fort Young Hotel.Segundo Garcia “El Comején de la Bandola” has been the recipient of many international awards and has taken part in numerous events worldwide.Diversity, balance, sublime and sturdiness are just a few of the perceptions that denote the sonority of this new creation of autochthonous music, testimony of the virtuous Segundo Garcia, “El Comejen de la Bandola”and his group. The Bandola in his mastery hands expresses his undoubted talent, he makes it diverse and versatile, turning it into a guitar or a mandolin – as it may be required ‐ , without losing its essence of an instrument that symbolizes, within other attributes, the musical culture of the Plains and, maybe, the complete spectrum of our music.Segundo Garcia he has inherited a tradition forged in centuries by executing masters of pioneering generations, who since their times, perceive recognition to their art in each performance of this gifted contemporary Bandola player, he gives back to this tradition a renewed repertoire and a different and consolidated manner to retrieve chords from the ennobled and rutting woods of his instrument.This production is enriched with the presence of a voice full of plain culture and vernacular sonority such as that of Yusnellys Rengifo, vocalist; Jose Funes, cuatro player; Gailabi Jimenez, base; and Alejandro Galindo in the maracas.Press Releasecenter_img EntertainmentLocalNews Venezuelan folklore group to perform in Dominica by: – October 7, 2011 Share Sharing is caring!last_img read more