Estrellas del Vallenato at the 2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

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Estrellas del Vallenato at the 2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
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Estrellas del Vallenato are featured on the Smithsonian Folkways album ¡Ayombe! To learn more about this album visit http://www.folkways.si.edu/ayombe-the-heart-of-colombias-musica-vallenata/latin-world/music/album/smithsonian The Colombian group, Estrellas del Vallenato, performs at the 2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival as part of the Las Américas program. Here they perform the peice "La cañaguatera / The Woman from Cañaguate" Representing several generations and a range of song styles, the musicians in this all-star group hail from small towns and ranches on Colombia's Caribbean coast, a region known as La Guajira. Their recent recording with Smithsonian Folkways also became a full-length feature film on the Smithsonian Channel, Accordion Kings. Smithsonian Folklife Festival: http://festival.si.edu/ Smithsonian Folkways: http://folkways.si.edu/ The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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2009-07-09T13:07:53.000Z
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