Ballet Folklórico Oro Lenca in Saltillo Mexico
This performance occurred Wednesday the 29th of July 2015 at 9:00 PM in the FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL SALTILLO 2015. The video was produced by Ray Luevano, videographer from Saltillo, state of Coahuila in northern Mexico.
|Oro Lenca — Homenaje a Los Lencas (01:10)
|Ballet Folklórico Oro Lenca pays homage to the indigenous Lencas and celebrates the cultures and peoples of Intibucá.
|Virgen de Suyapa (02:04)
|Hymn to the patron saint of Honduras, Nuestra Señora de Suyapa, composed by L. Y M. Paco Medina.
|Corrido a Honduras (03:05)
|This Ballad to Honduras was written by Antonio Giron. The main theme of the song is loyalty to the beautiful Central American country, but it also mentions the national hero Morazán (a freedom fighter and subsequently president of the Federation of Central American States who fell to an assassin in 1842) and the Virgin of Suyapa, patroness of Honduras.
|El Zopilote (04:30)
|Jocular dance inspired by the walk and jumping of the vulture, an abundant bird in Central America. The dancers rhythmically imitate the steps and jumps of the buzzard.
|El Velorio (06:53)
|In the allegory, the vulture dies after an excessive life, and the village gathers to mourn and bury it.
|La Polca Picada (9:09)
|Dance originally from the hamlet Caserio el Coyolar, village of El Pidrero in the municipality of San Esteban, Olancho.
|Orgullosamente Catracho (12:24)
|Proudly Honduran, a song by the composer and singer Manuel Castillo Girón.
|La Sucia (13:55)
|A story that owes its origin to oral history of Southern Honduras; it describes as a woman who goes out in the streams or streams, washing a lot of clothes, almost always at night, initially taking the form a beautiful young women to unsuspecting men, and terrifying people.
|Mi Tierra Honduras (16:36)
|Mi Tierra Honduras punta (Los Silver Stars).
|La Duyureña (19:41)
|Dance of the municipality of Duyure in the department of Choluteca compiled by Oscar Armando Guevara with the collaboration of Rosa Argentina Rueda and Daniela de Bustillo was performed and danced at the patron saint's festivities and on special occasions such as palms, baptisms and marriages.
|La Guanesteña (22:32)
|La Guanesteña is a Catacamas polka, Olancho, compiled by Everth Zelaya.
|Arranca Terrones de Nueva Esperanza (25:12)
|This dance originally from the municipality of Trinidad, department of Santa Bárbara, compiled by Carlos Gómez and Rubén Ruíz. The name refers to the dust raised by dancers from the dirt floors of traditional houses.
|El Cascareño (28:12)
|Dance compiled by Rubén Ruiz, originally from the Dulce Nombre de Copan, derives its name because of the village named Cáscaras (shells), located in the plain of Las Cáscaras.
|El Zapateado Paceño (31:15)
|Dance compiled by Wilberto Bonilla Ríos was danced frequently in San Juan department of La Paz and in the surrounding villages.
|La Punta (36:00)
|This dance is an adaptation of a machete dance originally from the region of Nayarit and Jalisco in Mexico set to the Honduran folk melody called "La Punta," from Omoa, Cortés.
|El Guapango Chorotega (38:52)
|Guapango is a very common musical rhythm in southern Honduras. The dance was compiled in the municipality of Linaca in Chuleteca by Rafael Manzanares Aguilar.
|La Zarandita (41:15)
|This mestizo dance was popular at parties in Choluteca, it was compiled by Ricardo Felipe Rodríguez and Sara Emilia Mendoza de Ordóñez.
|La Campesina (43:30)
|This dance compiled by Diógenes Álvarez and Neptalí Cáceres is originally from the department of Olancho and was very popular in that region. The special feature of this dance is the insinuation or flirting of the woman.
|El Palito Verde (46:03)
|This Creole dance compiled by Carlos Gómez was danced on special occasions in a farm called Palito Verde, located in Trinidad in the department of Santa Bárbara.
|Raíces de los Castellanos (o Corrido de las Fichas) (48:45)
|This dance compiled by David Adolfo Flores Valladares and Maria del Carmen Contreras was danced on special occasions and parties in the region of Ceguaca and surrounding villages in the department of Santa Bárbara.
|En mi pais (50:42)
|Canción por Guillermo Anderson.
|Canción de la Lola (52:21)
|Songs set to dance in Honduran folkloric style from the 19th-century musical La canción de la Lola o Celos engendran desdichas (The song of Lola or Jealousy breeds misfortunes).
|El fin (55:55)
|The performance closes and the dancers take their bows to the music of La Tusa.