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The third prize at the 10th International Ballet Student Competition in the Great Theater of Havana to dancer Julio Blanes
With the performance of the Flame of Paris, this 17 year-old ballet student was chosen in 2004 to perform the childhood of Fernando Alonso, as homage to his 90 birthday.

Blanes has won important prizes and recognitions such as: first prize and best male performance at the Provincial Ballet Festival of the Vocational School of Art of Pinar del Río in 2005; first mention in the 9th International Ballet Student Competition in Havana in 2006.

Nowadays he is in the second year of his career at the National School of Art and although he does not forget his first teachers, refers to Elena Canga, who has taught him ballet not only as an artistic discipline, but also as the culture of movement.


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