EL GUEGUENSE PDF

El Güegüense: Nicaragua: Daily life and social customs: is the annual performance of El Güegüense, a satirical drama that depicts resistance to colonial rule. Pay less for premium El Gueguense at Cigars International. If you enjoy the theatre, then you simply must try to see El Güegüense the next time you visit Nicaragua. This theatrical play is often regarded as being.

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The Theatrical Masterpiece of El Güegüense – English Blog

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Below is a description: It originated in the town of Diriamba in the department of Carazo, but the tradition has spread throughout the country.

A forceful expression of protest against colonial rule, it is gueugense synthesis of Spanish and indigenous cultures. Rather than directly confronting or challenging an authority, he attempts to appear consistently co-operative and compliant, while utilizing subterfuge to undermine Spanish authority.

El Güegüense

It was passed down orally for many centuries until it was finally written down and published into a book in A total of 14 characters are included in the play.

There are three mestizos: The Spanish are dressed in elegant, colonial clothes with spangles and high stocking, and they have masks that show a white or light-brown skin, a mustache, and gkeguense or light-colored eyes. The mestizos use masks with a vague mustache, and they wear a straw hat and more simple clothing.

They typically go barefoot or wearing sandals and they carry a rattle with a metal point. The ladies have no masks and use long dresses, necklaces, and earrings.

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El Güegüense | Nicaraguan folk drama |

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