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July 21, 2011

Joropo Music and Dance with Cabrestero

From the Southeastern Plains of Colombia, Cabrestero performs the joropo music that is an important part of the region’s cattle-ranching culture. Here, the group’s members invite Festival visitors to learn the traditional joropo dance.

Video shot by John Wetmore, Antoinette Tope, and David Barnes; edited by Brandon Callahan.

  • Raney

    I heard they were good. Wish I’d seen this show. I liked their piercing mournful sound.