Folk dance and music from Columbia with afro-carribean influences. The Cumbia developed further since its occurrence (probably in the Independence Wars around 1820) and is doubtless still one of the the most popular rhythms in Columbia (besides Vallenato). Many Salsa songs shows Cumbia-rhythms. The most popular Salsa-song with elements of Cumbia is "La Vida Es Un Carnival" from »Celia Cruz.
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