Pinto Güira

Francisco Javier Duran Garcia, better known as “Pinto Guira,” makes custom guiras in a variety of shapes and designs. Read more about him in an article written by Sydney Hutchinson for the New York Folklore Society.

El Pinto used to work in Queens but has moved back to Santiago. Please write to the site administrator or use our contact form to get current contact information.


6 Responses to “Pinto Güira”

  1. December 27, 2014 at 9:04 pm #

    Our foundation is interested in inteviewing Pinto Guira. If you could send me his contact information or you can provide him with my email: Emma Nunez and my email is:, Thank you.

  2. Frank Elliott (FJ) May 21, 2015 at 5:48 am #

    Hola amigos,

    Por favor dame la info. para contactar el unico fabricero de la güira.

    Is he fluent in English? I speak Spanish as mi lingua secunda. Thanks!

    Muchas gracias,

    FJ Elliott

  3. Nelson June 16, 2017 at 3:12 am #

    Necesito el numero del pinto y la dirección para mandar a hacer una guira

  4. Ercilio Ortega July 2, 2017 at 3:37 pm #

    Cualquier informacion sobte pinto guira,comuniquese con su representante, Ercilio Ortega en:,

  5. polo December 4, 2017 at 7:24 am #

    hi there how do i get his information i want to get a custom guira

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