Drum Festival leaves theaters

The Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam Drum Festival is back to fill the various spaces of the Cuban capital with traditional rhythms and dances that together will envelop the audience in a great celebration of our culture, according to the organizers of the event.

The 20th edition of the musical celebration, which began this Tuesday and will end next Sunday, is dedicated to Lazaro Ross and the legacy he left to subsequent generations of the rumbero and lovers of the heritage genre of the Cuban nation. The highlight of the Fiesta is the competitive section, which this year includes conga and timbale, rumba, casino and drumming competitions, accompanied by masterclasses led by prestigious figures from each event.

Workshops and competitions are reserved for the El Sauce Cultural Center and the Salón Rosado de la Tropical, which will also host themed evenings with presentations by famous Cuban bands such as Eduardo Ramos and Más con Menos, Alain Pérez and his orchestra, Timbalaye, Ronald and Explosión Rumbera , Rumbatá, Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco, Giraldo Piloto and Klímax, among others, who will share the stage with foreign artists such as Spain’s Pilar Boyero and The Drumming Wonder of Burundi.

Artex is the great hostess of this edition, which adds other squares to the celebration, such as the Bulevar 66 Cultural Center. There will be presentations in communities such as the municipality of Regla, parades on Obispo Street, as well as a grand closing planned in La Piragua. . Details of the program are indicated on the social networks of the event, and Artex is available to the interested public.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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