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    July 2015 | There are 9 news items in this month

    Carnival begins in Santiago de Cuba - watch video of the first parade of groups and floats
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    On 20 July Santiago de Cuba welcomed the first parade of comparsas (music and dance groups) and floats for carnival 2015. Carnival in Santiago consists of many elements begining with the ... full article >>

    Chucho Valdes & Irakere review a Cuban hurricane of brass and bata
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    Irakere may be Grammy-winning legends of Cuban music, but they don't bring on genial gents in white flat caps just to sing serenades of old Havana. Now celebrating their 40th ... full article >>

    Watch this latest video of Interactivo - Baila con mi Rumba
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    The sound of young Havana here for you this summer. Fresh new video of Cuban group Interactivo's track Baila con mi Rumba. Almendares Productions produced this music video clip July ... full article >>

    Watch winning entry for song dedicated to Santiago de Cuba for its 500 year celebrations
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    As part of its 500 years celebrations this July, Santiago de Cuba held a competition for a new song dedicated to the city - watch this video of the winning ... full article >>

    Somos Cubanos - watch this dance routine by Cuban dance students
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    Fabulous dance routine by female dance students at Cuba's university of the arts (ISA) to Los Van Van's hit song Somos Cubanos ... full article >>

    Charlie Chaplin Heir Writes Film About Changes in Cuba
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    "We have to tell Cuba's story from the perspective of the people here so that this culture does not get lost," said Chaplin. Oona Chaplin, the granddaughter of renowned silent movie ... full article >>

    An Inside Look at Cuba's Music Scene and the Artists Moving the Nation to a New Era
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    As relations between Cuba and the US thaw, the United States is belatedly discovering that Havana is and has always been one of the world's great music capitals. Cuban musicians, ... full article >>

    Afro-Cuban rumba legend Papo Angarica dies
    date: 24 Jul 2015
    Papo Angarica, a rumba legend in Cuba, died yesterday of respiratory failure caused by the chronic renal failure he had been suffering from, reported the Cuban Music Institute. Up until his ... full article >>

    The new Irakere
    date: 15 Jul 2015
    Chucho Valdés, has decided to record an album of emblematic Irakere tracks, offering up an explosive mixture of jazz, rock, classical and a wide range of traditional Cuban music. Recently hopes ... full article >>


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