Venezuelan Sounds 2005
Sounds" was born out of the initiative of ambassador Bernardo Alvarez
to create a landmark event in Washington to promote Venezuelan culture,
using the Bolivarian Hall as the home for the event every year. "Venezuelan
Sounds" is a cultural program of approximately one month every year,
during which the most talented Venezuelan musicians of every region representing
the full spectrum of all the Venezuelan musical spheres will be invited.
Musicians living in Venezuela as well as those living abroad. Established
artists that already have an international career as well as the young
and upcoming ones. They will offer performances of the broad range of
folkloric styles of each region as well as more contemporary versions
· To promote the different cultural manifestations that occur in
· To bring together in important cities such as Washington DC,
New York and Boston, Venezuelan artists who have a successful career in
Venezuela or abroad, hence creating a process of inter-relations and musical
exchange between them.
· To create and encourage unity through cultural values.
· To create a yearly cultural landmark event of Venezuela in the
· To promote the vast wealth of Venezuelan music. As much as the
world knows the Argentinean "Tango" or the Brazilian "Samba"
the idea is to make the Venezuelan "Joropo" part of the musical
vocabulary of the world.
· To transform the image of Venezuela by way of its performing
arts and artists. In a country with over 200 different musical rhythms
across the territory, this program will be a vehicle of getting this fact
to be out.
· To bring an opportunity to the Venezuelan artists to promote
themselves with the international audience that is found in Washington
Events May 2005
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