By Matthew O'Connor

What is Cumbia?

It is a type of music that was introduced in Columbia but then spread fast among all Latin American Countries. Cumbia is similar to Salsa where you dance to the beat of the music.


Cumbia was later introduced into Europe and they implemented some of Europe instruments to invent Pop. Cumbia even spread to Africa where slaves would sing and dance to the rythem of there songs



Dancing to Cumbia is like dancing to Salsa,All you move is your hips and legs