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  1. Punta

    Punta is a Garifuna music & dance style performed at celebrations and festive occasions. Contemporary punta arose in the last thirty years of the twentieth century in Belize It also has a following in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Southern Mexico and the United States. It is a circle dance in duple rhythm: one couple dances in the middle of the circle a while the other participants sing and clap their hands. Punta uses the call and response patterns in songs. Lyrics may be in Garifuna, Kriol, English or Spanish. Prominent broadcasters of Punta music include WAVE Radio and Krem Radio.


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