Last night we celebrated Andean culture at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. The Runasimi Outreach Committee and Center for Latin American Studies hosted various community groups and artists representing Ecuador, Perú and Bolivia for the last Quechua night of the year.
Ñukanchik Llakta Wawakuna dancing Kawsay La Vida and reading a poem
Grupo Folklorico Fuerza Peruana dancing Huaylas de Carnaval
Baila Perú New York dancing Marinera from Trujillo
Odi Gonzales reading from the poetry collection Virgenes Urbanas
Pachamama dancing Tinkus
Eduardo F. Medrano Salas reading poetry
Fraternidad Cultural Pasión Boliviano dancing Salaque
Thanks so much to all our participants and everyone else who came out to share this special night with us. We enjoyed Salteñas and Api and two hours of performances! On behalf of the Runasimi Outreach Committee we hope to see you next year.