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Cuban Ballet Dancers Viengsay Valdes and Romel Frometa Receive Ovation in Japan
Viengsay Valdes and Romel Frometa, prima ballerina and lead dancer of the Cuban National Ballet, received standing ovations from a demanding Japanese audience during their performances in galas held as part of the Japan 2008 International Ballet Festival.

The Cuban dancers shared the stage with world-renowned dancers such as Russian Daniil Simkin and French Dorothee Gilbert and Alessio Carbone, among others.

The Cuban ambassador in Tokyo, Jose Fernandez de Cossio, highlighted the significance of these performances in the development of cultural relations between Cuba and Japan.

The gala was organized by the Japanese Hisaka Ballet Studio.

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