Desandann Vocal Group Tours Haiti

(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Camagüey, Cuba – The vocal group Desandann, made up of musicians of Haitian origin from Camagüey, visited Haiti for the fourth time to perform during the festivities on the 200th anniversary of that country’s independence. Directed by Professor Emilia Díaz Chávez, the group sings in Creole, Spanish and English languages, and will sing 16 songs by Haitian, Cuban and US composers during the tour.In 1996, 2000 and 2001, Desandann visited Haiti, from where large groups of immigrants settled in Cuba, leaving their imprint in such sectors as arts, cuisine, and sugar agriculture. Founded in 1994, the group combines vocal virtuosity with charismatic movements. They have also performed in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Martinique.