(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba – The Cuban orchestra Los Van Van, directed by Juan Formell, and winner of the 2003 National Music Award, will be one of the renowned groups that will perform at the nationwide festivities on the 45th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. The local media highlighted the festivities on the Revolution’s anniversary, which will be held in 171 spots throughout the island until January 10.
Los Van Van will perform on January 1 – on the Cuban Revolution’s holiday – at the Anti-imperialist Tribune, situated across from the US Interests Section in Havana. Other artists who will perform during the festivities are Omara Portuondo, the diva of the Buena Vista Social Club, the renowned Orquesta Aragón and salsa singer Isaac Delgado, among others. Not only salsa groups will perform during the festivities, which will be a showcase for other musical genres, including fusion, rock and hip-hop.