Laura Vidal · January, 2012

Latest posts by Laura Vidal from January, 2012

Venezuela: The Essence of African Music in Videos

  25 January 2012

Venezuela’s African origins can be strongly felt in the music and culture of the country’s coastal regions. Social networking sites play an important role in helping people to become more familiar with the drum festivals. Citizen media sites, particularly YouTube, feature videos of the music and dancing performed during events such as family parties and national celebrations.

Venezuela: Childhood, Dance, Folklore… and Propaganda

  19 January 2012

Carmen Helena González shared pictures of a dance rehearsal through a public photo album on Facebook titled "Venezuela dances to the tune of..." The pictures are accompanied by reflections questioning the presence of political propaganda in an educational setting.