Chayag en Familia - Andean Music, Culture and Dance
Enjoy this amazing performance as Chayag plays music and shares the stories and traditions of the Andean people and culture from whom they come. See unique dances, listen to unique instruments and learn the history and legends behind them, including the Indigenous, European, and African influences. For all ages.
July15th, 11AM - 12PM
Chayag Andean Folk Music And Dance Chayag means, “to arrive” in Quichua, the indigenous language of the Incas. This group has been sharing and preserving the ancestral music, dance and culture of the indigenous people of the Andes for more than 20 years.
The current project is called “Chayag en Familia” or Chayag Family. This project continues decades of work by Alex Llumiquinga to present an engaging interpretation of traditional Andean rhythms to delight the audience, both young and old. The emphasis in the current work is to show the importance of passing on these traditions to our children. www.andeanmusic.org
This is a bilingual program in English and Spanish.
Performance will be held in the Vancouver Mall Center Court from 11am - 12pm.
Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Disability Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.
Los eventos y programas de la biblioteca están abiertos al público y se brindan sin costo. Se pueden solicitar adaptaciones especiales utilizando nuestro formulario de solicitud de adaptaciones para personas con discapacidades (en inglés) hasta 15 días antes del evento.