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La cumbia: de Colombia al mundo

The cumbia is a very popular dance and music genre that was born in Colombia and perfectly captures the influences of the Native, African, and Europan cultures that make-up the Colombian society. Overtime, the cumbia expanded to the rest of Latin America given rise to many different sub-genres.

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