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Los Tambores de Barlovento:
Drums of Barlovento

Sabrina Volante from Venezuela



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Listen to Los tambores de Barlovento.


Los Tambores de Barlovento is celebrated at the beginning of March in Barlovento, Venezuela. These drums were first played in the Barlovento area by African slaves who had been brought to Venezuela.

Now it is a big celebration. Other instruments, mostly of African origin, are often played with the drums.


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