Emblematic Cuban Rumba Group Los Muñequitos Celebrates 65 Years

Matanzas, Cuba, May 22 (Prensa Latina) With 65 years and equal number of presentations in Cuban cities, the famous rumba group Los Muñequitos de Matanzas celebrates its six and a half decades of life, Rafael Somavilla Provincial Center of Music (CPMRS) informed today.

The presentations began in April and will last until October, when the 9 of that month in 1952, in the bar El Gallo, of the popular neighborhood La Marina in this city, 100 kilometers east of Havana, the idea of founding the group emerged and was materialized.

The members of the group will also offer special presentations in hospitals, nursing homes and orphanages, schools and other centers, said Luis Ortega, promoter of the CPMRS.

‘In June they will visit Germany, and in September Japan,’ Ortega told Prensa Latina.

Numerous specialists consider Los Muñequitos de Matanzas as one of the best exponents of rumba in Cuba, with all the flavor and irresistible cadence of that musical expression of the island.


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