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Hip-Hop music and the power of culture for social transformation

Spain
28 July 2017

The article recounts the experience of the group "Recital Colombia 2016" composed by 12 hip-hop dancers whose dedication to dance has allowed them to leave a reality of violence and exclusion and convert themselves into messengers of peace and transformation. This experience was presented in the framework of the cultural programme of the XXV Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia in October 2016. Read paper

Rebeca Grynspan is Ibero-American Secretary General, economist, former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Author(s): 
Rebeca Grynspan
Theme: 
Culture