Savannah State Will Host Traditional Puerto Rican Concert


Bomba con Buya will appear on the campus of Savannah State University Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m., Howard Jordan building, Torian Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Bomba con Buya is a Chicago-based ensemble that aims to preserve and advance the tradition of bomba. Developed during the 18th century among the island’s African descendants, bomba is Puerto Rico’s oldest surviving music and dance form. Buya means “good spirit” in Taino, and the group strives to embody this belief while sharing the tradition through concerts, workshops and community engagement.

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