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Olorum at Camagüey
Olorum 3rd anniversary, a biennial party that brings together many different folkloric groups of Cuba and dancing groups of the province, got started last Friday while evoking Olorum what means "sun" in Yoruba, under the direction of Camagüey Folkloric Ballet (BFC), at the frame of Seventh Panorama of Scenic Arts, that celebrates between December 13th and 23rd.

The festivity will be ended on December 17th, after presenting different kinds of folkloric flows related to Rumba, Orishas, country people, and Spanish dances among many others.

Members of group "José Martí" composed by instructors of the School Art and group "Caidije", performed Yesterday at Plaza del Cristo; while Guataco (Camagüey) and Onilé (Las Tunas) presented shows at Plazoleta de Triana, and Afrocuba (Matanzas) performed at Art Instructors School at 4:00 PM.

Conjunto Folklorico from Cienfuegos presented their show at the City Preservation Offices (OHCC) courtyard at 8:00 PM, and at the same time, but at Tasende theater, Bonito Patuá and Arlequín were presented on stage.

A wonderful night gave us Camagüey Ballet, Rumbatá, BFC and DOkokán from Holguín at Teatro Principal.

An event took place at "Vicentina de la Torre" Art Academy from 9:00 Am to 4:00 PM.

Cuban personalities and researchers related to the culture sector such as Natalia Bolívar, Silvina Fabara, Luis Álvarez, and Milagro Ramírez, gave master classes and conferences on the topic.


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