Bullerengue

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Bullerengue
Stylistic originsAfrican percussion, Cumbia
Cultural originsAfrican slaves, Maroons and Amerindian tribes in the Caribbean Region of Colombia.
Typical instrumentsPercussion and woodwind; drums, claves, güiro, Gaita flutes and maracas.
 
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Bullerengue
Stylistic originsAfrican percussion, Cumbia
Cultural originsAfrican slaves, Maroons and Amerindian tribes in the Caribbean Region of Colombia.
Typical instrumentsPercussion and woodwind; drums, claves, güiro, Gaita flutes and maracas.

Bullerengue is a musical style and dance from the Caribbean Region of Colombia and the Darién Province in Panama. It is a cumbia-based style traditionally sung exclusively by women. Some famous bullerengue singers are Irene Martinez, Antún Castro, Estefanía Caycedo, Alé Kumá, Benigna Solís, Martina camargo and Etelvina Maldonado. In recent decades, Petrona Martínez and Totó la Momposina have increased Bullerengue's international popularity and success, having been nominees for the Latin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album.