Photo Essay

Sanjuanero. Beauty and tradition in a dance piece.


Rich in visual and symbolic details, this elegant piece performed with the rythm of the Sanjuanero Huilense writed by Anselmo Duran Plazas is a tradition that Neiva, Huila and all Colombia wants to share with the world.

A love story between a flirty, cute and elegant woman and a gallant, polite and really caring man was created by the choreographer Ines Garcia de Duran who incorporate traditional elements of the colombian culture and mix it with the classic dance and the spanish heritage getting as result an unique and marvelous piece.

Every year in the months of June and July, the town where this dance was created, Neiva, celebrate their festivities, and people from all parts of the country and also foreigners visit the town to appreciate this wonderful tradition because


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  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    congrats on story of the week - voted!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    Congratulations on making "Story of Week" an excellent story indeed!!!

  • tania medina

    tania medina said (19 Jun 2012):

    thank you everyone that voted this to be the Story of The Week!
    Thanks Carol and Sonia for your comments.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    Congrats on the story of the week,Tania!My V !

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (20 Jun 2012):

    Wonderful,colorful,art. Congratulations!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (21 Jun 2012):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (21 Jun 2012):

    Congrats on making Story of the Week!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (19 Mar 2014):

    Fabulous photo essay! Love it!!! :)

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (6 Aug 2014):

    fantastic shots.....and narration, vote!!!

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