Friday Dec 7th 10:30am (school matinee) & 7:30pm
Saturday Dec 8th 2pm & 7:30pm
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The word INGA is a Castilianisation of the word Inca – a reference made to Peruvian indigenous heritage. Mandinga, sometimes also referred to as Mandingo or Mandinka refers to the enslaved West African peoples who were brought to the Americas. “el que no tiene de inga tiene de mandinga (those who do not have indigenous blood have African blood) is a popular Peruvian say to explain that most Peruvians have mixed heritage. This show is an opportunity to honor our ancestors and our rich history that embraces indigenous, African and Spanish cultures.
This show will featured the local band DE CAJóN Band and international artists such as Afro-Peruvian singer Marina Lavalle, instrumental in the resurgence of Afro-Peruvian music in the 1960’s; Miguel Ballumbrosio, 11th son of Peruvian treasure Don Amador Ballumbrosio, a world renowned musician, composer and dancer; and Pierr Padilla Vasquez, a choreographer who belongs to one of the most respected Afro-Peruvian artistic and activist dynasties.