Every award, every achievement that Septeto Santiaguero (SS) gets is also for this city,'' the group''s director, Fernando Dewar, said after returning from the United States, where they won their second Latin Grammy Award of the five consecutive nominations.
The Septeto Santiaguero, from Cuba, and the Dominican José Alberto ''el Canario'' today hold the Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album, category in which the Cuban was also nominated Omara Portuondo.
Poet and ethnologist Miguel Barnet and musician Eliades Ochoa are the first Cubans to receive the Latin Award Canada, a prize they say ''is a recognition to Cuban culture,'' both artists told Prensa Latina.
Two Giants of Cuban Music is the title of the album of the international Tumi Music label, which is circulating on Wednaesday with performances by Eliades Ochoa and Alejandro Almenares, the latest veteran of the old Santiago trova.
The 10th International Ruta de la Rumba Festival will take place from August 17 to 31
with the participation of the main Cuban rumba groups and guests from Italy and
Mexico, according to its organizers.
Born in 1978 in Quebec city, Étienne Drapeau was a professional ice hockey player, now retired. Music has been his passion from a young age. He began learning the piano at the age of five and later learned guitar and harmonica too.
The popular Cuban reggaeton duo Gente de Zona confirmed on social networks that the Italian singer Laura Pausini will perform with them at the July concert in The Havana , digital media highlight today.
Puerto Rican Gilberto Santa Rosa and Dominican Jose Alberto El Canario are heading the poster for the artists to attend the Josone Varadero Beach Jazz and Salsa Festival in Cuba, from July 12 to 15 in Varadero Beach.