Our typical dances arrived with the Spanish conquerors. They have different
figures where the dancers show off with soft and lively movements that fill
us with nostalgia, beauty and tradition. Among the different regions of the
country, the plain had its own dances, such as the "gato", the "cielito",
the "mediacaña", the "triunfo", the "pericón" and the "malambo".
The dances of two dancers have choreography full of love advances. Each dance
of two dancers has a complete sense and the dancers are actors within the
The dances that need a bigger number of couples are the "pericón" and
the "mediacaña". These dances have slower movements and a great variety
of figures in its development. It was not always possible to count on a great
number of couples, although it was the dancers’ preference.