While the social structure mimics most Western social structures. The social structure is separated into six strata. Level one is lower-low, tow is low, three is upper-low, four is medium, five is medium-high and six which is high. While most Colombians tend to be clustered around strata one, two and three. The influence of pop culture is mainly situated around the music industry in Colombia while the arts retain their Colombian culture and heritage.
Columbus Day: A Big Fair Day for Students What’s better than no school? No school and riding DART to the fair, of course. Students from across Texas can leave their textbooks behind and venture to the State Fair on Columbus Day, Oct. 10., one of the busiest fair days of the season. From the Kid’s Boardwalk to The Taylor Swift Experience, Columbus Day at the fair offers students a variety of fun entertainment. Students can also watch Nashville-based singer and songwriter Ben Rector headline the Columbus Day concert at 5:30 p.m. as a part of the Texas State Fair’s free concert lineup.
Colombia is located in the northern region of South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean in the west, Panama to the Northeast, Caribbean Sea to the Northwest, Venezuela directly to the east, Brazil in the southeast, and Peru and Ecuador in the south. Many towns were established in the early 1600s when the Spaniards began to settle in Colombia. Because of this, many cities in Colombia today bear witness to Spanish culture. Colombia won its independence in the early 19th century, and is now known as the Republic of Colombia. Regional cultural traditions are diverse, with a broad range of distinct groups that have unique customs, accents, social patterns, and cultural adaptations.
Sugar skulls, grave site decorating, parades, all night long vigils, and many ceremonies are all part of festivities that take place on thus (this) special day. Day of the Dead is November 1st through November 2nd. This wonderful Mexican tradition has been going on for nearly 3,000 years!
This summer I went on a mission trip with my church to Cuba for one week. We visited our companion church which is located in Los Arabos, It is four hours away from Havana. While we are in Los Arabos the people of the community were nice enough to let us live in their homes for a week. This was my second year going and it was a lot of fun helping the people and giving back to the community. Los Arabos is the complete opposite of Havana, its more farm land and open greenery while Havana is more touristy.
The Latin American composer, I choose to write about is Carlos Santana. Carlos Augusto Alyes Santana, was born on July 20,1947 in Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. At age five he learned to play the violin from his father, Jose Santana, who is a professional mariachi violinist. But Carlos Santana switched to guitar when he was eight years old, when his family moved to Tijuana, Mexico. When Santana was approaching his teenage years in the late fifties, he was playing shows with different bands around the Tijuana strip in clubs and bars.
Arriving 15–20 minutes or later is considered to be “on time”. (Rodriguez) Carnival at Rio de Janeiro, is one of the most famous traditions that takes place in Brazil every year. It is celebrated forty days before Easter. The celebration highlights the parade of samba schools. All of them prepared during the year for the parade they dance, dress and build the most beautiful floats for the event and compete to get the title of champions.
So every year we celebrate a day called Flag Day. The flag day lands on the 4th of July. There is a lot of things that had happened in the past on flag day. On the 14th of June George Balach planned an appropriate ceremonie for everyone to join him. On the flag day in chicago there was over 300,00 kids and adults that participated in the celebration.
The culture in chile since the colonial times, chilean culture has been mixed of spanish elements with indigenous. Argentina and chile cultures are different because argentina culture is more italian spanish. Argentina includes 5 major regions rainforest areas of far northeast along the border with brazil; the swampy and flat chaco plain. The pampas is one of the largest fertile plains in the world. The major
How most of the Dominicans are employed are agriculture. One American dollar is equal to 47.73 Dominican pesos. When taking a flight from Jackson Mississippi to Dominican Republic you will pay $738. The restoration which is when the second time the Dominican Republic regained its independence from Spain is where the citizens dress in crazy and elaborate costumes and celebrate with parades. The Santo Domingo festival begins on August 4th and is the celebration of the city’s founding.
Fresno City College is home to an intimate concert venue housed inside its oldest campus building. The Old Administration Building (OAB) was host to a low-key choir concert headlined by the University of Southern California’s Thornton Concert Choir. The last and an unscheduled stop on the choirs return from their performance at the Fall Conference of the National Collegiate Choral Organization. The choir was in top form and put on a fantastic performance that was expected and executed. To start the Sunday concert off was an energetic, composed group from the gateway to the Sierras city of Clovis.