Apparently, the marimba is everywhere nowadays. For starters, Guatemala has an official Marimba Day, which is observed on February 20. They play marimba everywhere and they even hold a marimba festival at the Palace of Culture in Guatemala City. In Antigua Guatemala, there are marimba music recitals, as well many radios play lots of marimba music on this date. I mean, even more so than usual. Furthermore, I read that the marimba instrument was declared cultural patrimony of the Americas on February 12 by the American States Organization.
That’s way too much marimba for me. I hope you fee different about the marimba music.
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