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Magical Musical Realism with La Descarga

La Descarga

Ticket Price ($)


Event Date

Thursday, 19 October 2023

Event Time

8:00 am

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188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Why should you get excited?

The musical landscapes that inspired Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez's literary work.

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Type of Performance:

Live Concert


Mixed Band

About the Event

Step into the enchanting world of Gabriel García Márquez and experience the magic of his words come alive at our Sounds of Magic Realism event! Gabriel García Márquez was one of the best-known Latin American writers in history. He won a Nobel Prize for Literature, mostly for his masterpiece of magic realism, Cien años de soledad (1967; One Hundred Years of Solitude). Join us for a mesmerizing musical tribute to the literary genius and the captivating genre of Magical Realism that he pioneered. Immerse yourself in the vibrant rhythms of Colombian music, from the bone shaking beats of mapale and puya to the soul-stirring melodies of cumbia and gaita. The sounds of Colombian tropical music will transport you to the ethereal landscapes of Marquez's literary masterpieces, where reality and fantasy intertwine seamlessly. Whether you're a die-hard García Márquez fan or simply a lover of rich cultural experiences, our Sounds of Magical Realism is not to be missed. Come, be part of this unforgettable tribute to a literary legend and revel in the magic of music and words colliding in a night of pure enchantment.

Doors open at 5.30pm Performance begins 6.00pm
$12 for non-members. Free for members.

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