refers to a number of musical rhythm and folk dance traditions of Latin America
, generally involving musical and cultural elements from Amerindians, Africans enslaved during colonial times and Europeans. Examples include:
- Colombian cumbia, is a musical rhythm and traditional folk dance from Colombia. It has contents of three cultural aspects, indigenous, African and to a lesser extent, white (Spanish), being the result of the long and intense miscegenation between these cultures during the Conquest and the Colony.
- Panamanian cumbia, a Panamanian folk dance and musical genre, developed by blacks enslaved during colonial times and later syncretized with Amerindian and European cultural elements.
Regional adaptations of Colombian cumbia
, a fusion of cumbia sonidera, norteña, vallenato and cumbia villera
- Peruvian cumbia;
- Chicha or Andean tropical music
- Amazonian cumbia or jungle cumbia, a popular subgenre of Peruvian cumbia, created in the Peruvian Amazon
- Cumbia piurana, a set of styles and sub-genres linked to cumbia that have been produced in Piura, a region on the north Peruvian coast, since the mid-1960s
- Cumbia sanjuanera, a subgenre of cumbia piurana
- Cumbia sureña, a subgenre of Peruvian cumbia, a fusion of Andean cumbia and techno
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