Great online concert will unite Cuba and the United States
Important artists and renowned figures from Cuba and the United States will offer a great online concert next weekend, a fact considered historical, which will build a cultural bridge between the peoples of both countries.
In statements to the press, the communications director of the Ministry of Culture, Alexis Triana, highlighted the importance of the concert that will be available for Cuba free of charge through the platforms and social networks of Hot House Global, the Ministry of Culture (Mincult ) and the Cuban Institute of Music (ICM), as well as the chain of linked pages Streaming Cuba.
In addition to artists from both nations, musicians from other countries in America, Europe and Asia will also participate, including Michael Mc Donald, Jon Cleary, Barbara Dane, Dionne Warwick, Arturo O'Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, the Obert Davis Chicago Jazz Philarmonic, Canadian saxophonist Jane Bunnet, British Bush rock band, Peruvian singer Susana Baca, and Puerto Rican saxophonist Miguel Zenón.
The largest of the Antilles will include, among others, the emblematic Aragon Orchestra, Alexander Abreu and Habana D'Primera, Van Van, Omara Portuondo with the Faílde Orchestra, Pablo Menéndez and Mezcla, the Septeto Santiaguero and the Moncada Group.
During the concerts, which will take place on the 18th and 19th, messages will be broadcast from various personalities who are friends of Cuba, including actors Danny Glover, Ron Perlman, Ed Asner and Mike Farrell, filmmaker Michael Moore, Congressmen Barbara Lee and Danny K. Davis, Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Cuban poet Nancy Morejón.
This fundamental meeting has the high objective of condemning the economic-commercial blockade that the United States has maintained against Cuba for almost 60 years and supporting the candidacy of the Cuban medical brigade Henry Reeve for the Nobel Peace Prize, for its contribution to fighting the pandemic of the Covid-19 in many countries of the world.