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Latin American Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend is the formal or informal expression of the people of Latin America and includes both high culture literature and high art and popular culture music, folk art, and dance as well as religion and other customary practices. Definitions of Latin America vary. From a cultural perspective,  Latin America generally refers to those parts of the Americas of Spanish and Portuguese culture and language: Mexico, most of Central America, and South Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend.
Latin America has a very diverse population with many ethnic groups and different ancestries. Most of the Amerindian descendants are of mixed race ancestry. In the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries there was a flow of Iberian emigrants who left for Latin America.
It was never a large movement of people but over the long period of time it had a major impact on Latin American populations: the Portuguese left for Brazil and the Spaniards left for the rest of the vast region. Of the European immigrants, men greatly outnumbered women and many married natives. This resulted in a mixing of the Amerindians and Europeans and today their descendants are known as mestizos.
Even Latin Americans who are considered "European" usually have some native ancestry. Today, mestizos make up the majority of Latin America's population. Starting in the late 16th century, a large number of African slaves were brought to Latin America, especially to Brazil and the Caribbean.
Many of the African slaves in Latin America mixed with the Europeans and their descendants known as Mulattoes make up the majority of the population in some countries, such as the Dominican Republicand large percentages in Brazil, Colombia, etc.
Mixes between the blacks Rickey Smiley - Off The Hook Volume IV Amerindians also occurred, and their descendants are known as Zambos.
Many Latin American countries also have a substantial tri-racial population, which ancestry is a mix of Amerindians, Europeans and Africans.
Large numbers Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend European immigrants arrived in Latin America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, most of them settling in the Southern Cone ArgentinaChileUruguayand southern Brazil and Northern Mexico. These people only make up a small percentage of Latin America's population but they have communities in the major cities.
This diversity has profoundly influenced religion, music and politics. This cultural heritage is arguably improperly called Latin or Latino in American English. Outside of the United States, and in many languages especially romance ones "Latino" just means " Latin ", referring to cultures and peoples that can trace their heritage back to the ancient Roman Empire. Latin American is the proper term. Spanish Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend the language in the majority of the countries See Spanish language in the Americas.
Portuguese is spoken primarily in Brazil See Brazilian Portuguesewhere it is both the official and the national language.
French is also spoken in smaller countries, in the Caribbean, and French Guiana. Several nations, especially in the Caribbean, have their own Creole languagesderived from European languages and various African tongues. Nahuatl has more than a million speakers in Mexico. Although Mexico has almost 80 native languages across the country, the government nor the constitution specify an official language not even Spanishalso, some regions of the nation do not speak any modern way of language and still preserve their ancient dialect without knowing any other language.
Furthermore, there are about 10 million Quechua speakers in South America and Spain, but more than half of them live in Bolivia and Peru approximately 6, individuals. Evangelicalism in particular is increasing in popularity. In long-term perspective, Britain's influence in Latin America was enormous after independence came in the s.
Britain deliberately sought to replace the Spanish in economic and cultural affairs. Military issues and colonization were minor factors.
The influence was exerted through diplomacy, trade, banking, and investment in railways and mines. The English language and British cultural norms were transmitted by energetic young British business agents on temporary assignment in the major commercial centers, where they inviting locals into the British leisure activities, such Castillos De Coraje - Manuel Orta - Castillos De Coraje organized sports, and into their transplanted cultural institutions such as schools and clubs.
The British role never disappeared, but it faded rapidly after as the British cashed in their investments to pay for their Great War, and the United States moved into the region with overwhelming force and similar cultural norms. In Argentina, rugby, polo, tennis and golf became important in middle-class leisure.
In some parts of the Caribbean and Central America baseball outshined soccer in terms of popularity. The sport started in the late 19th century when sugar The New Stone Age - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Architecture & Morality imported cane cutters from the British Caribbean.
During their free time, the workers would play cricket, but later, during the long period of US military occupation, cricket gave way to baseball, which rapidly assumed widespread Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blendalthough cricket remains the favorite in the British Caribbean.
Baseball had the greatest following in those nations occupied at length by the US military, especially the Dominican Republic and Cuba, as well as Nicaragua, Panama, and Puerto Rico. Beyond the rich tradition of indigenous art, the development of Latin American visual art owed much to the influence of Spanish, Portuguese and French Baroque paintingwhich in turn often followed the trends of the Italian Masters. From the early 20th century, the art of Latin America was greatly inspired Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend the Constructivist Movement.
Candido Portinari represented the monumentality of Muralism in his paintings, making chronicles the Brazilian people and their realities. Mexican painter Frida Kahlo remains by far the most known and famous Latin American artist.
Kahlo's work commands the highest selling price of all Latin American paintings. Pre-Columbian cultures were primarily oral, though the Aztecs and Mayans, for instance, produced elaborate codices.
Oral accounts of mythological and religious beliefs were also sometimes recorded after the arrival of European colonizers, as was the case with the Popol Vuh.
Towards the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th, a distinctive criollo literary tradition emerged, including the first novels such as Lizardi's El Periquillo Sarniento This was the first Latin American literary movement to influence literary culture outside Иду-Ду-Ду - DJ Дождик, Айдамир Мугу, Ахра, Верка Сердючка, Игорёк, Фактор-2, Бьянка, БандЭрос, Veng the region, and was also the first truly Latin American literature, in that national differences were no longer so Streets Of Hate - Madball - Demonstrating My Style at issue.
In the period, the philosophy of positivism or "cientificismo" associated with Auguste Comte in France and Herbert Spencer in England exerted a strong influence on intellectuals, experts and writers in most of the region.
Intellectuals embraced positivism with enthusiasm as they saw it as the key to modernization of their economies and societies and a weapon to break Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend old colonial patterns that still survived. Latin American music comes in many varieties, from the simple, rural conjunto music of northern Mexico to the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, from the symphonies of Heitor Villa-Lobos to the simple and moving Andean flute.
Latin music is very diverse, with the only truly unifying thread being the use of the Spanish language or, in Brazil, its close cousin the Portuguese language. Latin America can be divided into several musical The Big Employees - Read Like A Book. The inclusion of the French West Indies varies by scholars.
Although Spain isn't a part of Latin America, Spanish music and Portuguese music and Latin American music strongly cross-fertilized each other, but Latin music also absorbed influences from the Anglo-Saxon world, and particularly, African music. One of the Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend characteristics of Latin American music is its diversity, from the lively rhythms of Central America and the Caribbean to the more austere sounds of southern South America.
Another feature of Latin American music is its original blending of the variety of styles that arrived in The Americas and became influential, from the early Spanish and European Baroque to the different beats of the African rhythms. Latino-Caribbean music, such as salsamerenguebachataetc. Other musical genres of Latin America include the Argentine and Uruguayan tangothe Colombian cumbia and vallenatoMexican rancherathe Cuban salsabolerorumba and mamboNicaraguan palo de mayoUruguayan candombethe Panamanian cumbiatamboritosaloma and pasilloand the various styles of music from Pre-Columbian traditions that are widespread in the Andean region.
In Brazil, sambaAmerican jazzEuropean classical music and choro combined into bossa nova. Recently the Haitian kompa has become increasingly popular. The classical composer Heitor Villa-Lobos — worked Home Sweet Home - Lindemann - Skills In Pills the recording of native musical traditions within his homeland of Brazil.
The traditions of his homeland heavily influenced his classical works. Arguably, the main contribution to music entered through folklore, where the true soul of the Latin American and Caribbean countries is expressed. Latin popincluding many forms of rockis popular in Latin America today see Spanish language rock and roll. Latin American film is both rich and diverse. But the main centers of production have been Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba. Latin American cinema flourished after the introduction of sound, which added a Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend barrier to the export of Hollywood film south of the border.
More recently, a new style of directing and stories filmed has been tagged as "New Latin American Cinema. Mexican movies from the Golden Era in the s Bookends - Simon & Garfunkel - Simon And Garfunkels Greatest Hits significant examples of Latin American cinema, with a huge industry comparable to the Hollywood of those years. Nonetheless, the country has also witnessed the rise of experimental filmmakers such as Carlos Reygadas and Fernando Eimbicke who focus on more universal themes and characters.
Argentine cinema was a big industry in the first half of the 20th century. After a series of military governments that shackled culture in general, the industry re-emerged after the — military dictatorship to produce the Academy Award winner The Official Story in The Argentine economic crisis affected the production of films in the late s and early s, but many Argentine movies produced during those years were internationally acclaimed, including Plata QuemadaNueve reinasEl abrazo partido and Roma Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend In Brazilthe Cinema Novo movement created a particular way of making movies with critical and intellectual screenplays, a clearer photography related to the light of the outdoors in a tropical landscape, and a political message.
The modern Brazilian film industry has become more profitable inside the country, and some of its productions have received prizes and recognition in Europe and the United States.
Movies like Central do Brasil and Cidade de Deus have fans around the world, and its directors have taken part in American and European film projects. Latin America has a strong tradition of evolving dance styles. Some of its dance and music is considered to emphasize sexuality, and have become popular outside of their countries of origin.
Salsa and the more popular Latin dances were created and embraced into the culture in the early and middle s and have since been able to retain their significance both in and outside the Americas. The mariachi bands of Mexico stirred up quick paced rhythms and playful movements at the same time that Cuba embraced similar musical and dance styles.
- Mudwimin - Skiz many Latin American dances. One can even find the cha-cha being done in honky-tonk country bars. With such a huge Puerto Rican and Cuban population one can find Latin dancing and music in the streets at any time of Various - Latin Aperitivo - Brazilian Blend or night. Some of the dances of Latin America are derived from and named for the type of music they are danced to.
For example, mambosalsa, cha-cha-charumbamerenguesambaflamencobachataand, probably most recognizable, the tango are among the most popular. Each of the types of music has specific steps that go with the music, the counts, the rhythms, and the style. Modern Latin American dancing is very energetic. These dances primarily are performed with a partner as a social dancebut solo variations exist.
The dances emphasize passionate hip movements and the connection between partners. Many of the dances are done in a close embrace while others are more traditional and similar to ballroom dancing, holding a stronger frame between the partners. Theatre in Latin America existed before the Europeans came to the continent.
The natives of Latin America had their own rituals, festivals, and ceremonies. They involved dance, singing of poetry, song, theatrical skits, mime, acrobatics, and magic shows. The performers were trained; they wore costumes, masks, makeup, wigs.
Platforms had been erected to enhance visibility. The Europeans used this to their advantage.
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