Urban Music Festival in Central Cuba

Santa Clara, Cuba, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The fifth edition of the Hip Hop Music and Culture Festival is concluding in Santa Clara on Sunday with the participation of prominent artists of this gender from Cuba and Argentina.

About 300 hip hop musicians have performed since June 20 at El Mejunje Cultural Center and the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS) in Santa Clara, the capital of the Cuban province of Villa Clara.

El Chiro, Black Light and the group La Alianza will perform at the closing concert on Sunday. The festival began on Thursday with an exhibition of artists who are also hip-hop musicians.

In the exhibition, painters reflected in their works themes related to hip hop, which was created in the late 1960s, in New York neighborhoods such as Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn, in the United States.

Yamile Perez, producer of the event, told Prensa Latina that the Argentinean group Alto Guiso, made up of five women who sing and play hip hop, samba and other musical genres, performed during the first days of the festival.


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