Cuba Brings its Rhythm to New Orleans Jazz Festival

Washington, Apr 5.- Dozens of Cuban artists will make a distinctive note this year at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, recognized as one of the most important of its kind today in the world.

In addition to the usual presentation of renowned North American and foreign performers and bands, the event that will be held April 28-30 and May 4-7 will feature the space Cuba comes to Jazz Fest, with more than 100 traditional and contemporary musicians and dancers.

With Cuban rhythms such as the heartbeat, the event honors the city’s deep historical connections with the island by hosting one of the largest celebrations of Caribbean culture in the United States, according to the page of the meeting.

According to the digital site, the distinctive sound of the Conga de Los Hoyos, of the city of Santiago de Cuba, will lead the crowds to dance around the Exhibition Center and the Cultural Exchange Pavilion, the hub of the Cuban presence. In this last space groups and singers of the Antillean nation such as the National Septet Ignacio Piñeiro, Telmary and Habana Sana, Group Caury, Daymé Arocena, Changüí Guantánamo, and Adonis and Osain del Monte will gather.

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