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Luana explica - Materiales de arte - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ecuador

In the second part of this lesson on art materials, Luana covers supplies like adhesive tape, scissors, and an array of pens and pencils.

Luana explica - Materiales de arte - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Ecuador

Let's learn the names of various art materials with Luana! We'll start with the different kinds of pencils we can use depending on the effect we wish to achieve.

Sonido Babel - El cuatro venezolano - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this third part of the series on the Venezuelan cuatro, Leonardo Lozano shares with us the names and functions of some of the parts that comprise it.

Sonido Babel - El cuatro venezolano - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this second part of our series on the Venezuelan cuatro, musician Leonardo Lozano explains to us how the manner in which this traditional instrument is played varies between geographical regions.

Sonido Babel - El cuatro venezolano - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this episode of "Sonido Babel" [Babel Sound], we are introduced to Venezuela's national instrument: the cuatro, which can be heard in almost all Venezuelan folk music.

Viajando con Fermín - Genalguacil - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Let's take a look at how contemporary art has transformed the lives of the inhabitants of Genalguacil, thanks to the unique cultural projects it has undertaken.

Viajando con Fermín - Genalguacil - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

The mayor of Genalguacil explains to us some of the nuances and history of this unique town-museum with just over five hundred inhabitants, full of wonders both natural and man-made.

Viajando con Fermín - Genalguacil - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Located in the beautiful Genal Valley in the Serrania de Ronda comarca in the province of Málaga, the gorgeous town of Genalguacil, Spain, has been deemed a "museum town" due to the permanent artwork that is seamlessly interspersed throughout it. Let's hear more from our host, Fermin, about what else this unique city has to offer.

Otavalo - Vestimenta indígena View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

From Otavalo, Ecuador, Blanquita Arias shows us the different components of the indigenous clothing from her community, which is most typically worn to attend weddings.

Sonido Babel - La plena de Puerto Rico View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Puerto Rico, Venezuela

In this episode of Sonido Babel, we'll learn about plena: a musical genre from Puerto Rico that is played with a multitude of different instruments and deals with a plethora of topics from religion, events, recipes, advice, and even superstitions.

Cleer y Lía - A mamá View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Colombia

Cleer's daughter Lía recites for her a beautiful poem entitled "A mamá" [To Mom] by Mogollón and Solano.

Sonido Babel - Los quitiplás View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

Babel Music introduces us to the quitiplás, a fascinating musical instrument from Mestizo America that is made of bamboo and comes in different sizes and pitches.

Sonido Babel - El rap View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

In this episode of Sonido Babel [Babel Sound], we'll learn a bit about the origin and history of rap music. We've even invited rapper Junior High to join us, who'll help you learn more Spanish with a very special rap.

El Aula Azul - Adivina personajes históricos - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Spain

After providing us with clues, Ester from El Aula Azul dares us to guess which historical figure she's describing. Are you up to the challenge?

Sonido Babel - El porro colombiano View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia, Venezuela

Let's discover yet another upbeat Colombian musical genre with Antonio, porro, by listening to its melody and witnessing how it is danced.

Sonido Babel - El candombe de Uruguay View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Uruguay, Venezuela

What is candombe? In this episode from Sonido Babel [Babel Sound], we'll travel to Uruguay to find out more about this musical style that is influenced by more than twenty different African cultures as well as the indigenous Charrúas and Guaranis, the Spanish, and the Portuguese.

Sonido Babel - La rumba cubana View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Cuba, Venezuela

Antonio shares with us some fascinating facts about rumba, a popular Cuban rhythm, from its African roots to its influence on other musical genres.

Cleer - La princesa y el guisante View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

Have you ever heard the story of "The Princess and the Pea"? Cleer reads us this classic fairytale.

Otavalo - Maestro violinista View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Let's get to know Gato Amantu Cabascango Garzon, a world-renowned violin maker who resides in Otavalo, Ecuador.

Amaya - Vínculo: un mural muy especial View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Amaya tells us the story behind "Vínculo" [Bond], a very special mural painted by renowned Spanish artist Adrian Torres at her donkey sanctuary.

Sonido Babel - La cumbia View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

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This first edition of "Sonido Babel" [Babel Sound] is devoted to one of the most famous Latin American musical genres: cumbia. Originally from Colombia, its rhythm and infectious energy can now be found on every corner of the earth.

Aprendiendo con Carlos - El microrrelato - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

After reading us his flash fiction story, "Para siempre" [Forever], Carlos offers some insight into the historical backdrop, events, and characters that inspired him.

Aprendiendo con Carlos - El microrrelato - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

After shedding some light on the flash fiction genre and providing us with some examples, Carlos finally reads us the piece with which he placed among the finalists at a prominent flash fiction contest in Barcelona. Can you understand any of the meaning behind it?

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