Habanarte Festival Begins with Music at Cuban Capital

habanarteHavana, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) With a great concert by Venezuelan band Dimension Latina, Habanarte Festival opens today in this capital, aimed at gathering different cultural expressions in a same event until September 13.

The Teatro Nacional’s Avellaneda hall will host the performance of the group, together with Cuban orchestra Adalberto Alvarez y su son, and Isaac Delgado.

Later, on September 5, the music group from Caracas will perform at La Tropical’s Salon Rosado Benny More, considered the palace for dancers in Havana, also accompanied by local artists, such as Manolito Simonet and Tania Pantoja.

About 700 cultural activities, distributed in some 70 sites, will cover Habanarte to gather in 10 days a program with all the arts included, as their organizers said.

During this second edition, the event includes international guests, such as C.J. Ramone, former member of punk band The Ramones, who will perform on September 12 and 13, at the Maxim Rock and the ALBA Culture Center in Havana, respectively.

The Colombian orchestra La Ley and Argentine duo TIK are also among the foreign artists attending the festival.

Under the premise of All Art at Once, the project brings together the wide range of artistic expressions that come together in this capital, Deputy Culture Minister, Fernando Rojas, said.

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