This program presents Trío Calaveras and María de Lourdes, from Mexico. From Peru, Susana Baca and Nicomedes Santa Cruz and, from the Latin American Southern Cone, some examples of the “Payada” tradition. The literature/language section presents “Cantinflas”, or the art of masking language —and being hilarious in the process.
This program presents Arsenio Rodríguez and some more music from Cuba, a belated celebration of Bolivia’s Independence Day (August 6th) and music from Mexico. The literature segment presents “décimas” by Nicomedes Santa Cruz, from Peru.
This program presents “Raíces cubanas”: Isaac Oviedo, Pancho Amat, María Teresa Vera . . It also includes Liliana Herrero and Soledad Pastorutti, from Argentina, and Violeta Parra, from Chile. The literature segment presents poetry by the Chilean Gabriela Mistral, winner of the 1945 Nobel Prize in Literature.
This program includes Soledad Pastorutti, from Argentina, Vallenatos, from Colombia, a few classic interpreters from Venezuela, some old Mexican songs and Caetano Veloso, from Brazil. The literature segment is dedicated to the Mexican poet Renato Leduc.