Sunday, April 12, 2009

Maya Traditional Music

Since 1984 Samuel Franco has been traveling around Guatemala, visiting Maya towns and recording and filming its traditional music and rituals. In 1987 concerned with the fast disappearence of these valuable elements of the country's cultural heritage, he founded Casa K'ojom, a project he has been directing and developing since then.

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  1. Nice music and interesting masks.

    Thanks for the link!

  2. Have you been to the coffee museum?

  3. Nope, I have an invitation so i plan to visit it soon. I do know the Casa K'ojom museum because Samuel is a friend of mine, Samuel also was the Guatemalan advisor in the film The Juror with Demi Moore