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Festivaliando
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Festivaliando gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the performers and attendees of the renowned Mono Núñez Andean Music Festival in Ginebra, Valle de Cauca, Colombia, which, in striving to both infuse modernity and preserve the integrity of indigenous Andean music, attracts a diverse international audience.

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Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Native Colombians speak about the importance of taking pride in their traditional music as well as its influences as they look forward to celebrating it at a festival.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Colombians at the Mono Muñez Festival in Cali talk about their objectives for attending it, among them the importance of preserving traditional Colombian rhythms in a period in which their mainstream popularity is waning.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

"Festivaliando" continues its behind-the-scenes peek at the music, performers and attendees of the famed Mono Núñez Festival in Ginebra, Valle de Cauca, Colombia.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

At Colombia's Mono Núñez music festival, many indigenous musical instruments can be heard. Learn about some of them in this video.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Mario learns that diversity at the Mono Núñez Festival extends beyond the various Colombian musicians, as English people seem to enjoy Andean music as much as Colombians do!

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Singing in Nasa Yuwe, their native language, is one way in which Colombia's indigenous Nasa population strives to preserve and make more visible their language, culture and customs.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

At Colombia's Mono Núñez music festival, native Colombians and foreigners alike share their deep love for traditional Colombian music.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

European and Colombian aficionados of "bambuco" music give their perspectives on whether this Colombian genre has European influences.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

At Colombia’s Mono Núñez music festival, native Colombians and foreigners alike share their deep love for traditional Colombian music. At the suggestion of one Colombian musician, some of them agree to create a cultural exchange group so that musicians from various countries can discusss the Andean music they are so passionate about.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

As the festival continues, we meet a group of Colombians who talk about how they've modernized the themes of the Andean music they play. We also meet an Argentinian who shares about the types of songs she performs.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

As the festival goes on, we encounter a sixteen-year-old winner of the Best Tiple Player award while some twin singers offer some insight into their particularly well-coordinated voices.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Feeling for the vendors who don't get a chance to hear the wonderful music at the Mono Núñez Festival, our host comes up with a plan to take the music to them. He furthermore interviews an Argentinean member of a group who makes Andean music about the similarities and differences between the Andean music made in Argentina and Colombia.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Our host at the Mono Núñez festival in Colombia continues to interview people who have come to the festival from many countries, expressing his desire to create an integrated musical product: Colombian music with influences from many different countries and cultures.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

An itinerant concert at the Mono Núñez gives people who could not otherwise attend the festival the chance to experience some of its music and festivities.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Our behind-the-scenes look at the Colombian Mono Núñez music festival continues with an interview with a group who plays Afro-Colombian music and, has opted to perform but not to enter the festival's contest.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 16

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Do the rules and restrictions associated with entering a contest like the Mono Núñez affect the musicians' artistic freedom? In this segment, our host and musicians examine that question.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 17

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

This segment explores the extent to which the musicians at the Mono Núñez festival combine formal training with natural instinct to make their traditional Colombian music.

Festivaliando - Mono Núñez - Part 18

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

As we reach the finals stage of the Mono Núñez festival in Colombia, our host attempts to create a "Latin American integration" as well as continuing to explore the individual journeys of the participating groups.

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