CULTURAYMI: TO THE RHYTHM OF BATUCADA AT PARQUE DE LA EXPOSICION
PUCP students performed cheerful themes to support Peruvian athletes.
To the rhythm of batucada, a group of young students entertained the Culturaymi attendees by performing Peruvian songs to support the athletes who obtained great triumphs at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
The members of this joyful musical group, called “La Jauría Gris”, are university students. All of them are part of the Faculty of Humanities of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP).
The performances were the delight of the hundreds of attendees who sang, applauded, cheered and danced to the catchy rhythms of drums, trumpets, timbales and other musical instruments.
Band member Alejandro Chávez mentioned that, on this occasion, they participated in the show at Parque de la Exposición, invited by UNICEF, which also prepared a musical for children.
He explained that their musical creations were adapted to Peruvian themes, as well as well-known sports clubs’ songs, so they are always rehearsing
"We’re very happy to be part of these Games, it’s an unforgettable experience for us, we all must encourage our athletes in good times and bad, because Peruvians are like that, unconditional," he said.