Chimichagua and Tamalameque - Folk song darlings

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

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Chimichagua and Tamalameque

Folk song darlings

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Chimichagua and Tamalameque

The towns of Chimichagua and Tamalameque are celebrated in Colombian folk songs. The master José Benito Barros mentions Chimichagua, where the Tamboras Dance Festival takes place, in his cumbia “The Piragua.” Barros also refers to Tamalameque, stage of the National Festival of the Tambora and Guacherna, in “Crazy Cry-baby.”