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The Future of Freedom in Cuba

Cuba’s Castro dictatorship has clung to power for more than five decades. As the regime ages and the outside sources of finance that buttress it are put in jeopardy, a new generation of Cubans is using the Internet to dissent against the pervasive lack of freedom and opportunity in their country. Prominent Cuban dissident writers […]

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Cuban Style Nutcracker / Sugarplum Fairy from Nutcracker as salsa

Sugarplum Fairy from Nutcracker as salsa

Just a little Cuban flavor to a famous classic ! What you think?

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Rising Cuban stars Aldo López-Gavilán and Dayramir.

On November 16, 2012—as part of Carnegie Hall’s “Voices from Latin America” festival—rising Cuban stars Aldo López-Gavilán and Dayramir bring their bands to Zankel Hall for an evening of music making that gives the audience a glimpse into the future of jazz in Cuba. http://www.carnegiehall.org/LatinAmerica  

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Israel Lopez Cachao & Bebo Valdez

Israel Lopez Cachao

A day like today September 14 Mr. Israel Lopez Cachao was born.  Cubans used to call him simply “Cachao” , he had won many Grammy awards as well as a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Cachao died in Miami in 2008. He is credited with creating the Mambo in the late 1930’s.  I […]

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Olympic lessons

Danell Leyva, 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist.

Danell Leyva is an Olympic medalist, he got the Bronze medal in the all around gymnastic competition at the 2012 Olympic games in London.  His medal has a big significance because it is the 2nd or 3rd ever Olympic medal for the USA in an all around Olympic gymnastic competition. Danell represented the USA with […]

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Nostalgia Cubana – Celia Cruz y La Sonora Matancera – Bonco

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United States, Cuba and Russia

Beautiful Olympic moment, the flags of  the  United States, Cuba and Russia celebrating together at the women’s pole vault final. ” Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples. ” Juan Antonio Samaranch   PS: […]

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Interview with Ryan Lochte’s Cuban mother.

Ryan Lochte
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Pérez Prado: NIHABLAR & CEREZO ROSA ORIGINAL

CEREZO ROSA with one of the best trumpet player Jaime Calderon. NIHABLAR is the second clip with his original Mexican orchestra. while touring the USA. Perez Prado

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Set fire to the rain with a Cuban flavor

I’m sure all of you had heard this song from the talented and and Grammy winner Adele. This time hear it with a little Cuban flavor. Our friend Leslie Cartaya lead singer form the Afro-Cuban Funk band PALO. Let me know what you think?  

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