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Country Associated

The Cumbia dance is practiced among the African Population

The Cumbia dance is originated from Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, and Belize


Some of the groups associated with the Cumbia are the Carnival of Baranquilla and the Christmas parties all over Colombia

Characteristics of the dance

The Dance is romantic and humorous. It was adopted to lighten up parties and other social events.