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Don Miguel Flores Lopez was a bomba dancer from Guayama, and was the last dancer to preserve and share the old style bomba dance from his town, having danced bomba for over 75 years.
Don Miguel Flores Lopez dancing in the old style of bomba dance from Guayama at the 5th Encuentro de Tambores in Juncos, Puerto Rico in 2013.
Don Miguel Flores Lopez from Guayama, Puerto Rico dancing the old style Guayama bomba dance. Having danced bomba since 15 years of age, and being 90 at the time of this photograph, he was one of the last dancers of the old style in Guayama.
Don Miguel Flores Lopez and Melanie Maldonado dancing an old style of bomba dance from Guayama at the 5th Encuentro de Tambores. A video of this dance can be seen at this link: https://youtu.be/zqGMpXmDDsI?t=363
Don Miguel Flores Lopez and Melanie Maldonado dancing before the drum in the plaza of Juncos, Puerto Rico at the 5th Encuentro de Tambores.
Partner dance before the drums featuring Don Miguel Flores Lopez, bomba dancer for over 75 years, and Melanie Maldonado, dancer, singer and researcher. This was a demonstration of an older style of bomba dance from Guayama and was a dance…