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Definition of Calypso

Surely you heard the song “Calypso” by Luis Fonsi, and you were curious to know the meaning of Calypso. Here in, we’ll tell you all about the meaning of this word and meaning calypso. Ready?

The Calypso or Calypso of the Caribbean, is a musical genre originating in Trinidad and Tobago, very popular in the Antilles, Venezuela, the San Andrés islands, Providencia in Colombia and much of the Central American Caribbean coast, but this is not all that means calypso

Venezuela has many types of calypso, and one of the most popular is El Caliypso del Callao, although in the Caribbean countries, for their part, they even have bands of calypso.

Calypso is a feeling, a rhythm that is full of emotions and based on experiences.

Callao  is the capital of the homonymous municipality in Bolívar state, Venezuela. Know more…

Calypso Origin

Its origin dates back to the first African slaves who worked in the sugar cane plantations of the Island of Trinidad and Tobago and who were brought to Venezuela. It was the form of expression of men and women who were far from their loved ones.

Countries where calypso is popular

  • Venezuela
  • Barbados
  • Northern Brazil 
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica 
  • Jamaica
  • Nicaragua 
  • Panama
  • Puerto Rico
  • Trinidad and Tobago

About the calypso there is a legend in Greek mythology, if you are interested in knowing more you can find everything by clicking here.

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