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 […]
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
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 […]
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: […]
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
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?