The closing gala was held in Heredia Theatre and was dedicated to the
70th anniversary of Aragón, founded in Cienfuegos Province in 1939 and
led by double-bass player Orestes Aragón, who contributed with his
appearances in almost the entire Island until permanently settling in
The official launch of the Festival of the Caribbean “Fiesta de Fuego”, that will be held in the first week of July in the city of Santiago de Cuba, with the participation of important Honduran artists and intellectuals, was held at the Anthropology and History Museum of this city.
National Music Award winner and Matamoroson Festival chairman, Adalberto Alvarez, claimed the festival opening on Wednesday in this eastern Cuban city is the most important event of Cuban popular music
The XXIX edition of the Festival of the Caribbean in Santiago de Cuba, will be held in the month of July and will be dedicated to the Central American country of Honduras, as guest of honour and in particular to their garifuna culture, which has strong afro Caribbean roots.
Artists from Mexico, Japan, Holland, Chile and the Dominican Republic have confirmed their participation in the 47th Pepe Sánchez International Trova Festival, set for March 18-22, announced the event´s organizing committee.