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Aires del Campo

Rufa Herrera is well known for her Pacific rainforest-style of cooking. She prepares dishes, such as arroz con coco, caldo de guafuco, and patacones. She moved to Medellín to work in hotels and restaurants where she has since learned other types of cooking.

Aires del Campo is a traditional string music ensemble from the Coffee Triangle. They excel at bandola and tiple, instruments traditional to the area. The members of the group are cousins and learned to play from their fathers, uncles, and grandfather. The group plays Andean music along with party tunes of the Paisa culture.

"When my father was muledriver / He wore a cardboard hat / And since he no longer has it / His head roasts in the sun."


  • Manuel José Cadavid Cataño, director, musician (tiple)
  • óscar de Jesús Cadavid Cataño, musician (first bandola)
  • Jorge Enrique Cadavid García, musician (guacharaca)
  • Elkin de Jesús Meneses Rojo, musician (second bandola)
  • Fernán de Jesús Rojo Meneses, musician (guitar)

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