If Cities Could Dance

S3 E3 | FULL EPISODE

Puerto Rico's Bomba, A Dance of The African Diaspora

Witness the unstoppable joy of dancing bomba, Puerto Rico’s Afro-Puerto Rican dance of resistance. Meet sisters Mar and María Cruz who are dedicated to the dance and its legacy of survival, and trace some of the communities where bomba is at its most vibrant, from the Santurce area of San Juan, to Loíza, the bastion of Afro-Puerto Rican culture across the Rio Grande.

AIRED: July 09, 2020 | 0:06:33
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TRANSCRIPT

Hi, my name is María.

I'm Mar.

We are here in San Juan, Puerto Rico

with If Cities Could Dance.

And this is bomba.

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ drumming

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ drumming

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

♪ bomba drumming and singing

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