A Nation of Rhythms: Venezuela’s Traditional Music Genres

In this video, we present an overview of Venezuela's rich musical landscape.

Venezuela is a beautiful and vibrant country in more ways than one. A rich and complex history has left its mark on Venezuelan culture, and in one area in particular: music.

Over the centuries, Venezuelans have blended colonial traits and native elements, African heritage and migrant traditions, the sacred and profane, to sing about their dreams and struggles.

(This video complements the following infographic)