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traditional folk music & dance from the
andes mountians

$675 60 Mins


This colorful educational program teaches about the indigenous people, traditional instruments and beautiful dances from the Andes Mountains. Kids will learn words in Spanish as well as indigenous languages by naming the instruments, rhythms and songs of the people of this region.  This fun and informative program includes interactive songs with fun call and responses as well as dancing using traditional clothing and playing traditional instruments.  

Vladimir was born in Arica-Chile which limits with Perú in the north and Bolivia in the west. He moved to Minnesota in 2005 and has been perfoming and teaching traditional Andean music in the Twin Cities for more than 10 years. Vladimir is the musical director of the local band Alma Andina and the singing mother and son duet Ina-Yukka. He is also a sound technician, soccer coach, and a teaching artist with Kairos Alive!, a nonprofit organization which provides intergenerational dance and storytelling programs to the community. 

Ages:  all 

Group Size:  any 

Duration:  1 hour 


Traditional Instruments:
  • Siku, Zampoña

  • Quena, quenacho

  • Charango

  • Bombo

  • Pifanos

  • Rondador

  • Cajon

  • Native American Triple Flute

  • Congas

  • Tormento


Traditional dances
  • Tobas

  • Caporal

  • Huayno

  • Diablada

  • Cueca

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