Marvin Silva with youth at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival in White Springs.

Marvin Silva with youth at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival in White Springs.


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  • FS96011

Year

  • 1995

Series Title

General Note

  • They are performing the Nicaraguan "Toro Huaco" dance. In the Toro Huaco, a dancer with a kite-like mask that portrays a bull charges and retreats from another dancer wearing a mask with white skin, blond hair, blue eyes, and metallic vestments which portrays a mandador, or European commander. The tradition comes from the descendants of Nagual natives and parodies the clash of cultures in Central America 450 years ago.

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    Biography Note

  • Marvin Silva, from Pembroke Pines, was funded to learn from Jose Silva how to prepare for and perform the Nicaraguan "Toro Huaco" dance.

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

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Marvin Silva with youth at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival in White Springs. 1995. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/319054>, accessed 18 July 2019.

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Marvin Silva with youth at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival in White Springs. 1995. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/319054>.

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