En Clave Afrocaribe

Where
Spain
When
2016
Who
AECID
Key objectives of the measure:

Its objectives are to promote and bring out the diversity of musical expressions of the people of African descent in the region, through the study, recovery and dissemination of their different rhythms. In the same way, it is sought to contribute to the affirmation of the multicultural circumstances of the countries comprising the project –which have been enriched by the people of African descent- from a perspective of respect for diversity and improvement of co-existence.

Scope of the measure:
International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:

This is an online project of the Cultural Centres of Spain in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. It is a proposal for artistic research, debate, production and distribution which revolves around musical expressions of the people of African descent in the countries comprising the project: Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and Haiti.

During the project, 5 theoretical-practical workshops were conducted, which resulted in the fusion concerts held in several countries of the region. A total of 80 musicians participated, representing all of the countries taking part in the project.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

This research led to a book, a documentary and a record. During the final stage of the project, an En Clave AfroCaribe Regional Ensemble was formed, touring 7 countries in the region.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Unknown

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Distribution