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Garifuna Culture is something very special

Who are Garifunas and how is their unique and very special culture. Here you can find aswer and summerge to this special and colorful expression of human kind. By the way, whole Garifuna culture, songs and music, dances, belevings and original religion, gastronomy is declared as a Intangible heritage of humanity, by UNESCO.

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Garifuna Festival 2013 - beautiful views from Orinoco

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Sunset from pier..

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Visitors coming in to Orinoco..

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 Garifuna people memorizing arrival to Nicaragua 133 years ago..

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Dancing tradition and colorful costumes...

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 View to Pearl Lagoon..

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013 20:23

 

Program of Festival Garifuna 2013 in Bluefields and Orinoco

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conceccardIn this video clip you can find what is to be expected in Festival Garifuna 2013 Unfortunately only in Spanish..

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Program of Festival Garifuna 2013 in Bluefields and Orinoco Program of Festival Garifuna 2013 in Bluefields and Orinoco

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 December 2013 11:59

 

Garifuna culture and tradition celebration In Orinoco

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Garifuna Culture and Tradition is celebrated in Orinoco in November. You can find cultural presentations, traditional food fairs, conserts, dancing, drumming and other Garifuna culture oriented activities allmost every day in the town. The main event of the Garifuna month, Garifuna festival 2013 will be organized in Orinoco 19:th of November in Orinoco. Every year there have been international music-  and dancing groups visiting for us and showing incredible presentations based on rich Garifuna culture. These presentations of local artists and guests from Belize, Honduras and Guatemala are one of the most important cultural event in Nicaragua and Central America. Our warm recommendation is: Don't miss them! Be there!

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013 18:35

 

Sweet Country music in La Fe community

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Rubert Sambola and country music presentation

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Surprisingly, good old Country and Western music is very popular in Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast. In dance halls, specially among older generations play lot very famous, sentimental and traditional country songs. Where this kind of preference comes from, nobody knows. But sure they are very popular. Mr Robert Sambola's La Fe country band give us a taste of Nicaraguan talent of playing Country and Western songs, when visinting in La Fe Garifuna community. Check these videos out, they are amazing.

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 December 2013 11:59

 

Traditional Garifuna drums available in Hostal Garifuna

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SAM 1004Traditional Garifuna drums (tambores) are divided into three categories: The big drum of the team of three "tamboristas" represents the past. The medium size drum represents today and the small drum represents the future. Played together these drums are the image and the vision of the Garifuna life-cycle and their believings. If you want to have own "tambor" for you personal use, Check this out!

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 09:40

 
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