Alicia Alonso: Cuban Ballet Celebrates 68 Years of CMBF Radio Station

alicia-alonso-radioHavana, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Ballet of Cuba, directed by Alicia Alonso, dedicated a performance of Swan Lake to Cuban radio broadcasting CMBF, Radio Musical Nacional, which today celebrates 68 years of broadcasting.

In return, in gratitude for the ballet offered yesterday, Marisol Diaz, acting director of the radio station, gave Alonso a bouquet of flowers and a vase by Cuban artists Alina Diaz and Lazaro Valdes.

According to the vice president of the Cuban Radio and Television Institute, Guillermo Pavon, the recognition of the radio station is also a tribute from Cuban radio broadcasting to Alonso, one of the world’s transcendent dancing figures.

He also said that ballet is a recurring theme in CMBF due to the broadcast and analysis, in its programs, of topics related to classical music, dance, cinema, theater, visual arts and literature.

With first dancer, Viengsay Valdes, in the role of Odette (the white swan) and Odile (the black swan), the National Ballet of Cuba returned to the Federico Garcia Lorca hall at the Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro in Havana with one of the most emblematic pieces of her repertoire.

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