The tour of the salsa orchestra “La Mambanegra” started with the Embassy of Colombia in the Netherlands

22/05/2018
Tour of the salsa orchestra “La Mambanegra” started with the Embassy of Colombia in the Netherlands

 

Within the framework of the Promotional Plan of Colombia Abroad, the Embassy of Colombia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands presented on 17 May 2018 the Colombian group “La Mambanegra”, who encouraged the audience to dance salsa rhythms from Cali at the Koorenhuis theater in The Hague.

“La Mambanegra” is a well-known Colombian orchestra that mixes elements of funk, salsa and Pacific rhythms to the sound of different stories and staging. This new concept of salsa, demonstrates the musical and cultural richness of the country.

The 200 guests danced and enjoyed the music during the concert. The Embassy counted with the presence of Ambassadors, members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited in The Hague, representatives of high level from Courts and International Organizations, Officials of the Dutch Government, entrepreneurs, journalists, artists and academics of the Netherlands.

Finalizing the event, the vocalist and musical director Jacobo Vélez, expressed his gratitude to the Ambassador Juan José Quintana and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia in the framework of the group's tour, which continued with the Colombian Embassies in Poland, Portugal, Turkey and Azerbaijan.

 

 

 

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