An Andean carnival with the sounds of traditional instruments blending with those of the "town band", for a truly joyful celebration. The Carnavalito is a piece of music traditionally used to close the carnival to send everyone in good spirits back home.
Quimantu's director Mauricio Venegas comes from Chile, that dramatic long thin country caught between the mountains and the sea, extending down the left hand side of South America, edged by the vertebrae of the Andes. A Chile renowned for its contemporary treatment of age-old music of the Americas. more