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Handmade Traditional Music Instruments Contest


[Handmade violins, mejoraneras and socavones]

Handmade violins, mejoraneras and socavones


[Traditional drums also were evaluated during the contest.]

Traditional drums also were evaluated during the contest.


[Violin made in the 1950s by Maximino Vargas from Rio Hondo de Las Tablas.]

Violin made in the 1950s by Maximino Vargas from Rio Hondo de Las Tablas.


[Life sized mejoranera and a miniature one]

Life sized mejoranera and a miniature one


[The artisans received prizes for participating in the show.]

The artisans received prizes for participating in the show.


By:

Marino Jaén Espinosa
2004-08-18

This was the first time a contest like this was celebrated in Las Tablas. We hope the organization behind it turn this successful event into a yearly tradition.

Many artisans participated with handcrafted guitars, drums and violins.


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