David Alvarez and his group Juego de Manos have conquered all
generations of Cubans for 16 years. What at the beginning was an
experiment among five instrument players, says Alvarez, later assumed
an East musical sonority: going back to the son origins.
Cuban ballet maitre Fernando Alonso refuted the anti-Cuba media
campaign launched by the United States and Europe, "an US
counter-offensive before the strong pro-Cuba movement in Latin America."
Rhythms and the excellence of a Caribbean island that together with
sunshine and beaches it offers a rich heritage were the keys of success
of Cuban participation at the International Fair Le Monde a Paris (MAP).<br />
Everything started back in Camaguey City on February 1999 when a
delegation of Canadian citizens, mainly chefs, came to Cuba and tasted
typical meals from Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Havana, Santiago de Cuba and