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Traditional Indigenous Dances of Colima

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Join us for an immersive journey into the heart of Colima as we explore the vibrant traditions of Indigenous dance and culture. From ancient rituals to modern interpretations, witness over 600 dancers from four states come together in a celebration like no other! This short film features footage from the 9th annual gathering of Indigenous Pueblos “Tonelhuayo” (Our Roots) in Colima this past August 2023. Featuring dances from Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan, and Guerrero.

Delve into the rich history of traditional dance as we uncover how Indigenous cosmovisions and ancient rituals have intertwined over centures with Catholicism while preserving their roots in Nature. Bear witness to ritualistic performances, some of which emerged as beacons of hope during times of adversity, and discover their enduring significance. Join us on a spiritual journey through dance, as we uncover the timeless wisdom embedded in these age-old traditions.

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Credits:

Host: Julio Cesar Ramirez Luna

Videography: Julio Cesar Ramirez Luna & Colectivo Chaneques Youth

Production: Iris Rodriguez / Xica Media

Music: Maestros Jorge Romero & Ce Acatl Borsegui On Youtube at: @Yetlanezimusic

Xica Media is a proud member of Colectivo Chaneques.

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