ICS Lecture: “Caribe Tululú: Drums of the Caribbean”

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As part of its Conferencias Caribeñas 13 lecture series, the Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture “Caribe Tululú: Conferencia ilustrada sobre tambores del Caribe” [Caribe Tululú: Illustrated Conference about Drums of the Caribbean] by Víctor López (Producer, Caribbean Jazz Project and Educando con Cultura).

This activity will take place on Thursday, December 7, from 1:00 to 3:30pm at the Manuel Maldonado Denis Amphitheatre (CRA 108) of the Carmen Rivera de Alvarado Building, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP.

Description: “Caribe Tululú” explains the new musical rhythmic concept created in Puerto Rico by the Afro Antillean Cultural Workshop of Puerto Rico, Inc. (TACUAFAN). This is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the musical cultural heritage of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean among students and teachers, a task that has been achieved through illustrated lectures, symposia, discussions, publications, presentations, and special events. This labor of 30 years has been recognized by the United Nations’ program “Music as a Global Resource.” It has also been awarded the URBE prize of the School of Architecture of the University of Puerto Rico.

This lecture will be broadcast LIVE online through the following website: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cc71

Comments and suggestions on this presentation will be welcome at: iec@uprrp.edu

For further information, you may call Dr. Humberto García Muñiz, Director, at (787) 764-0000, extension 4212, or write to iec@uprrp.edu

Also see the Institute of Caribbean Studies on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#%21/pages/Instituto-de-Estudios-del-Caribe-UPR/146169468754542?ref=sgm

For more on TACUAFAN, see http://tacuafan.com/Ofrecimientos.html

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