Damaris Mallma Porras (Huancayo,
January 26, 1986) is a Peruvian author and singer. In 2003 she launched to market her first
called "Give me a sign". Many of
her songs are sung in Quechua.
Quechua (Runa Simi) is a Native American language of South America. It
was already widely spoken across the Central Andes long before the time of the
Incas, who adopted it as the official language of administration for their
Tusuy Kusun or TusuyKusun by Damaris (Quechua song, "Bailemos" in Spanish, "Let us
dance" in English) is the winner of
Vina del Mar Folk contest,
Event XLIX, 2008. Author/Composer: Damaris Mallma,
Performer: Damaris and Group with zamponas, quenas, charangos, violin, and a "cajón
peruano", Country: Peru.
The Viña del Mar International Song Festival (Spanish: Festival
Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar) is a music festival held annually
during February since 1959 in Viña del Mar, Chile. It is considered the most
important musical event in Latin America.