By Padraig Shay
Merengue is a type of music and dance. Merengue originated from Dominican Republic. Rafael Trujillo ( was the dictator of Dominican Republic) made Merengue the national dance and music in the Dominican Republic.
*Characteristics of Music*
Fernando Villalona, Juan Luis Guerra, Eddy Herrera, Toño Rosario & Los Hermanos Rosario and much more.
Accordion, Bass Guitar, Güira, Tambora, Piano, Guitar, Saxophone, Trumpet, Congas, Trombone and Tuba.
When you dance, you're close to your partner. It is considered a Latin American kind of dance.
All age groups listen to Merengue.