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La India Canela Performance [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2009]
La India Canela of the Dominican Republic performs with her group at the 2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Her album 'Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic' is out on Smithsonian Folkways. 'Merengue Típico from the Dominican Republic' available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Lidia María Hernández López, "La India Canela," is a celebrated accordion player from the Dominican Republic. She has recorded several albums and won two Casandras awards (the Dominican Republic's highest prize in the arts). However, she says, "the best prize that one can win is the sentiment of the public, the people who appreciate and admire you." La India is also happy that, in turn, she has influenced a younger generation of female accordionists: "It has been a great satisfaction for me that some of the young women have come up to me and said that they have seen in me an example to follow." La India Canela Facebook: Instagram: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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5 min 8 sec
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