Chica La Cumbia


(Pōneke / Wellington)

In Chile, no party is complete without cumbia music. Chica la Cumbia is here to make sure Wellington gets the message and has a great time doing it! Expect driving Latin rhythms and high energy!

Chica la Cumbia is the "small" group iteration of local cumbia titans, La Mambo. They are here to bring the energy and excitement of traditional and modern Chilean cumbia to the modern-day New Zealand audience. Chica la Cumbia creates a happy and colourful party atmosphere, alongside an irresistible urge to dance and enjoy the cumbia!


Six of the seven musicians in Chica la Cumbia are Chileans, well-versed in the details and emotions that make cumbia such a key part of living a good life in Chile. They aim to bring the true feeling of authentic Chilean cumbia to you, so get ready to party!

6.45pm, Sun 27 Feb | FREE

Fortune Favours Music Series Stage, Te Whanganui-a-Tara (behind Te Papa)

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