Cuban Country Music Festival and Contest

(Prensa Latina-Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba- Havana’s Antonio Maria Romeu Province Music Center will celebrate the 5th Country Music Festival and, within it, the First Country Composition Contest. The conditions of entry for the contest say every Cuban composer is able to take part, with a maximum of three unreleased works.

The jury will be conformed by prestigious Cuban music figures and their verdict will not be open to appeal. The composer will have the possibility of suggesting the artist to perform his/her music, who will be auditioned by a jury especially chosen for this purpose. The deadline to enter is June 30, 2003.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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