Cumbia

CultureALL Ambassador Clemen Wilcox shares Colombian history and modern day culture through the art form of Cumbia – a dance-oriented musical style that is popular throughout Latin America.

Workshop Description

Cumbia is a  fusion of cultures. Clemen Wilcox, a native of Pereira, Colombia, will teach students the story of this very popular music genre that originated in her native land.  Students learn the basic steps of this dance while experiencing the sights and sounds of Colombia.  Clemen will wear the traditional “pollera” skirt and bring her music to make of this an unforgettable experience for everyone.

Workshop Details:

Ambassador Clemen Wilcox
Region/Culture Colombia
Subject(s) Music, Dance, Social Studies
Participants 25 max
Standard Length 45 min
Room Set-Up Open space with room for students to move
Supplies/Equipment Needed: Boombox or CD player