Baile Wemilere honors and illuminates the dances of the Orishas, the pantheon of deities of the Yoruba/Lucumi tradition in Cuba. Your guide and teacher is Dayana Torres Sotolongo, principal dancer with the Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba. Drawing from her professional training and intimate involvement with Yoruba/Lucumi traditions in Cuba, Dayana demonstrates the steps, dance patterns, and body language that are at the core of this primal tradition.

genre:  Cuban folkloric dance
video type: 
Instruction & Demonstration
runtime:  
60 Minutes
location:  
Havana, Cuba
producer:
Boogalu Productions




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