Cesar Mejía Grados, Mercedes Mejía, and Katherinne Sardena

Recorded June 18, 2010 Archived June 18, 2010 35:23 minutes
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Cesar Mejía, 80, y su esposa Mercedes Mejía, 75, le cuentan a su hija Katherinne Sardena, 32, acerca de sus vidas en el Perú y su amor por la música y el baile peruanos.

[Cesar Mejía, 80, and his wife Mercedes Mejía, 75, talk to their daughter Katherinne Sardena, 32, about their lives in Perú and their love for Peruvian music and dance.]

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CM nació en la ciudad de El Callao, Perú. Vivió en una quinta (un barrio) en el cual él y sus amigos celebraban la jarana (la fiesta) con un partido de fútbol y baile y música y comida criolla.
CM perdió a su padre, piloto de la Fuerza Aérea Peruana, en un accidente de aviación. La familia se mudó con otros familiares en El Callao.
MM se casó con CM a los 17 años. Llevan 58 años de casados. Se conocieron en Piura, donde CM estaba trabajando con la Fuerza Aérea Peruana.
MM tuvó a su hija en Lima. Dió a luz en un buen hospital, donde tuvó que acudir cuando hubieron complicaciones en el parto. Los doctores pudieron salvar a MM y a su hija. CM lo consideró un milagro y nombró a la niña Carmén Milagros.
CM y MM le explican a KS porque quieren transmitir su amor por la música y baile folklóricos peruanos mediante su grupo de danza Perú Profundo.
KS siente alegría de haber compartido la música, baile y comida peruanas con sus abuelos.


  • Cesar Mejía Grados
  • Mercedes Mejía
  • Katherinne Sardena

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