At the top of Cuban dances, the casino, also known as Cuban salsa, is one of the most widespread in the national territory. This is a dance of national origin that appeared at the end of the 1950s in Havana, and it is called this way because that is how the social centers with a dance hall were known at the time.
The audiovisual "Era", a posthumous tribute to Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Alicia Alonso, was filmed in different locations in the Gran Teatro de la Habana and the capital, under the direction of Cuban director Pedro Pulido, says a press release from the Institute Latino of Music (ILM).
Cuba is an island of music and dance, where Son and Rumba constitute the roots of the well-known Cuban Salsa dance (also known as Casino) which have become an intricate part of the country´s culture. It is a lively, sensual dance that has gained popularity worldwide.
The Cuban dancing company Acosta Danza marks five years since its foundation, during which period it has shown great professionalism in all the stages where it has performed, inside and outside the Island.
Director general of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC), Viengsay Valdés, expressed gratitude to Catalonia, Spain for having awarded the 22nd Annual Prize of Stage Arts Critic 2019, for the quality and professionality of both works staged in the Tivoli Theater of Barcelona.
Upon postponing the 40th edition of the International Caribbean Festival due to the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the intention is to take advantage of this celebration, from July 3 to 9, to revisit its legacy.
Viengsay Valdes, deputy artistic director of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC), on Monday recognized the contribution of film to dance as an essential art expression to record essential historical information.