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Afro-Cubanism. Early 2Oth-c. trend in Cuban music, literature and painting. It evolved from the European avant-garde's interest in primitive art and the writings of the anthropologist Fernando Ortiz, notably Los negros brujos (1906). There were parallel movements in Puerto Rico and Haiti.

 


Santerķa icons at an open place of worship in Havana.
Santerķa is a syncretism practiced by many Afro-Cubans

 
 

 

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