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PARACHICO- MEXICO

Performed mainly during the “Great Feast Festivity” is a Central American dance style known as Parachico. This “festive” dance is said to have originated in Mexico in a state known as Chiapas. This dance is performed in honour of local patron saints, Black Christ of Esquipulas, Saint Anthony Abbott, and Saint Sebastian. Furthermore, this dance […]

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JARABE TEPATIO- MEXICO

“The Mexican Hat Dance” is a sobriquet given to a Central American dance style known as Jarabe Tepatio. This “hat” dance is said to have originated from Mexico, and is also popular in countries such as Cuba, Peru, and Dominica Republic. Apparently, this dance was initially performed by female couples only, so as to avoid […]

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