Tambor (dance) – Wiki Point

Tambor is a coastal Afro-Venezuelan songs and dance. It is a cultural manifestation originating in the slaves from Africa.

The major general public ritual of the African diasporic faith, Santería, the toque de santo drumming ceremony, is also identified as tambor.


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  • Hagedorn, Katherine J. (2001). Divine Utterances: The General performance of Afro-Cuban Santería. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books. ISBN 978-1560989479.