What Is Venezuela's Culture

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Venezuela has evolved as an intermingling blend of African, European and Indigenous cultures. It’s culture brings a bright, colorful and lively feeling of what is now true Venezuela. Festivals fill Venezuela with music and dancing everywhere, this is one of the results of these three races blending. Venezuela is as varied as it gets with it’s music and dance. All the musical instruments have been traced back to Africa, Europe and the Native Indians; the Indigenous. Before the Spaniards and African slaves, the indigenous used carved bone flutes, clay whistles, seashell trumpets and maracas. Venezuela gets it’s name from Columbus, while on his third voyage to the New World he fell upon Venezuela. He saw all the little stilted houses above a lake
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