Andres Jimenez Meaning of Congo

Interviewee: Andrés Jiménez
Excerpt Description: In this excerpt, Maestro Andrés describes the meaning of the Congo tradition and several of its major characters.
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Interviewer: Renee Alexander Craft
Secondary Interviewer: n/a
Date of Interview: 26-Feb-03
Interview Location: On the front porch of Andrés Jiménez' family restaurant in Portobelo, Panama
Interview Transcribed By: Gustavo Esquina, Oronike Odeleye
English Translation By: Oronike Odeleye
Ethnoracial Identity Discussed: Afrocolonial, Afrodescendiente, La Raza Negra
Cultural Identity: Congo
Location Mentioned: Portobelo, Panama
Congo Spaces:
Congo Characters: Congo King/ Juan de Dioso, Congo Queen/ Merced
Congo Tradition Mentioned: Congo embodiment, Congo game, Continuity and change
Cultural Organization: N/A
Themes Mentioned: After "the road", Congo tradition, Cultural performance, Freedom, Parody
Cultural Festivals: N/A
People Mentioned: N/A
Time Period Mentioned: After "the road"
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