Grupo Sotz’il

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August 18, 2017
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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., presents “Uk’u’x Ulew: Heart of the Earth,” an original Mayan contemporary performance showcasing the xajoj q’ojom (Kaqchikel “music/dance”) of Grupo Sotz’il, a world-renowned Kaqchikel Maya ensemble from Guatemala. The program will take place Sept. 16 and 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Potomac Atrium, with the performances happening twice daily, at noon and 3 p.m. The 60-minute performances are appropriate for all ages. 

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