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Word of the Week: Parang

Advertisements Parang (n) :  A traditional Venezuelan-derived type of singing, sometimes improvisational, on religious themes, usually entirely in Spanish, performed around Christmas, in house-to-house carolling or while visiting friends. (Spanish parranda ‘serenading; going out and singing; having a good time’) I myself buy rum for when the neighbours come over, and when the parang pass playing the quatros …

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