The Rumba, of African root, arises with irrepressible force in Matanzas. Do not confuse it with the Rumba that later develops in Spain that drinks in the rhythm of the Son of the East. Alejandro Garcàa Caturla (1906-1940) already left a written work for orchestra, entitled “The Rumba”, where he tries to synthesize all forms […]
Africans believed that the Saints left Earth, went to heaven and then graduated to it in the form of rain. That this water fall in the rivers and these became Chinese stones that take the color according to the Oricha (Some white other black, some yellow and other roses Carmelite and so on). They always […]
The Ifa divination system, which makes use of an extensive corpus of texts and mathematical formulas, is practiced among Yoruba communities and by the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean. The word Ifa refers to the mystical figure Ifa or Orunmila, regarded by the Yoruba as the deity of wisdom and intellectual development.