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DE CAJóN Project

Afro-Peruvian Music and Dance


Afro-Peruvian Music and Dance

DE CAJóN Project is a community arts organization dedicated to educating populations about the cultural contributions by people African descent in Peru. As a movement they facilitate music and dance workshops; offer lectures and residencies; perform widely throughout the Pacific Northwest; and build inter-cultural and inter-generational communities through art.

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DE CAJóN Project, © 2011 by Blanca Santander


“De CAJóN Project has been a life-saving and life-changing experience for my children. It has given them a connection to their roots and culture, confidence in themselves as well as pride and a love for Peru.”
– Farin Houk (mother of three second-generation Peruvian children)


Educational Program Available
Minimum Performance Fee: $600