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The Guardians of the Marimba, the Cununo and the Guasa

Idioma: Español subtitles Eng

Inscribed as: "Marimba Music: Traditional Chants and Dances from Colombia's South Pacific Region and Ecuador's Esmeraldas Province"

Marimba music and traditional chants and dances are considered integral to the community fabric of people of African descent in the Colombian South Pacific region and Esmeraldas Province of Ecuador. The music is created with a xylophone, drums and maracas and the chanted stories and poems accompanied by dance performed at ritual, religious and festive events to celebrate life, worship saints or farewell the deceased. The community is the bearer and practitioner of these expressions enhancing group identity and belonging.

sobre este tema: Nomination file / Dossier de candidature

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Lugar/región: Esmeraldas, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Caribbean
Series: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Tipo: Documentary
Producción y personalidades:
Director: Santiago Carcélen Cornejo, Fabricio Morales Ordóñez
Publisher: Buhofilms Productores Asociados, Ecuador
Publicado en:
Derechos: Buhofilms; Ecuador. National Institute of Cultural Heritage

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Original: DVD
Ubicación: EV only
Referencia UMVS: HQFS-CLTICH-RL-2015-0109900004
Source ref.: DOC:0109900004; CAND:01099
Titular de los derechos: UNESCO; Ecuador. National Institute of Cultural Heritage