New Accordeon Movie: El Viaje del Acordeon

02.10.2014

For 16 years the Colombian accordion virtuoso Manuel Vega and his group have been trying to win at the world’s most important Vallenato music festival, Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata, held in Valledupar, Colombia. For 16 years, success has eluded them. One day a letter arrives: an invitation to play alongside the legendary Hohner Accordion Orchestra in Trossingen, Germany, the birthplace of the

‘Corona’ – Colombia’s most popular accordion.

Vega and his group embark on an epic journey that takes them to the origins of the accordion, a journey that will change their lives forever. After their return to Colombia, the group will participate one last time at the Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata.