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Honduras Music

Honduras Music

Honduras music styles vary. Honduran artists play anything from local music, such as the Garifuna punta style, to different Caribbean styles such as merengue, …

Honduras Slang

Honduras Slang

Honduras slang terms have developed over time, and some of these "Hondureñismos" are more commonplace …

Honduran Art – Artists of Honduras

Art – Artists “To make their work, our artists not only use their hands and eyes, they let…

Honduras Food

Honduras has many tasty traditional meals to choose from; however, the country is well known for the typical…

Trujillo Culture

Barrios Cristales is the corner of Trujillo that never sleeps. It’s home to the local Garifuna culture which is well…

Comayagua’s House of Culture

Comayagua’s House of CultureThe House of Culture in Comayagua is an important venue for national artists wishing to exhibit their works. Here pieces are displayed and can be sold to tourists visiting the city. The region of Comayagua is not only a historical place, but a haven in Honduras for artists. Here, many art-loving people are dedicated to […]…

United States and Honduras Extend Memorandum of Understanding to Protect the Cultural Heritage of Honduras

United States and Honduras Extend Memorandum of Understanding to Protect the Cultural Heritage of Honduras

The Department of State is pleased to announce the extension and amendment of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the…

Day of the “Inocent”

Day of the “Inocent”

In Honduras, December 28 is a day for pranks, equivalent to April Fool’s Day in many countries. Pranks (bromas) are also known as inocentadas and their victims are called inocentes,…

Honduras President Acknowledges National Children’s Chess Champion

Honduras President Acknowledges National Children’s Chess Champion

At the final Council of Ministers meeting for the government of President Porfirio Lobo Sosa, the National Children’s Chess Champion, Alejandro Cerca Amador, was honored. Alejandro Cerca Amador was presented the “Youth 5 Star” (“Jóvenes 5 Estrellas”) award for his achievement as the Honduras National Children’s Chess Champion, and as a bulwark of the Catholic […]

Funding Provided for Honduras School Bands

Funding Provided for Honduras School Bands

30 school bands overall across Honduras will be beneficiaries of the Game for Hope Program (Juego por la Esperanza), the funds for which will be used to purchase and strengthen the wind and percussion sections at different educational centers.

Young Honduran Turns Trashed Bags into Cash

Young Honduran Turns Trashed Bags into Cash

Don’t toss out those bags of “churros” (snacks) when you’re done, because someone can turn them into wallets, purses, and even colorful tote bags, according to one industrious young Honduran.

Honduras-born Gang Members Now Hollywood Actors

Honduras-born Gang Members Now Hollywood Actors

Daniel and Luis Moncada were born in Honduras and raised in a U.S. neighborhood near Hollywood and Echo Park, which are crime-ridden areas where gangs are pervasive. The two brothers fell in with the wrong crowd.

No Covers in Honduras

No Covers in Honduras

Honduran artists have teamed up and launched a campaign entitled, “No Covers” to generate interest in and promote the development of unpublished music in Honduras.

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