The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234282
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-six color slides. May 1991. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Fetsival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually ...
Type
Still Image

The Cayo Hueso Comparsa Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234283
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Fetsival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in lo...
Type
Still Image

Cayo Hueso Comparsas Dancers and Band at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

234290
Date
1991-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of the Cayo Hueso Comparsas dancers and band performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually pe...
Type
Still Image

Danny Acosta's comparsa band, from Key West, playing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival in White Springs.

319021
Date
1991
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS96039

The Cayo Huesa Comparsa Dancers performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237069
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Devine served as emcee. The dance troupe (comparsas) was founded by Emelia Fernandez in Key West. Danny Acosta led the band that accompanied the dances. The Cuban dance has African roots, and is usually performed in long conga lines. Dancers dress in elaborate, ruffled o...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-15

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 2 of 15)

238367
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4" tape; 22 minutes) Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Continues video FV-59 of the peformance on Stage III of Washington DC-based blues duo Wiggins and Cephas. Then extensive footage of the Cayo Huesa Comparsas Band and Dancers performing. Followed by ...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-60

Images of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

236020
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
228 color slides. Images of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival, including various folk singers (Grooms, Rogers, the Thomases), the Georgia Sea Island Singers, and participants in the Apprenticeship program. Many of these images have been described in more detail elsewhere in this database. More images ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-507 - S92-744

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