(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba – The Cuban Music Institute and the
Cubadisco International Fair Permanent Committee call to the annual contest
Cubadisco, the most important Cuban music industry event. Every year, Cubadisco
is dedicated to a country and a music genre, and also pays tribute to artists
with an outstanding and creative work in Cuban music. Specialized lectures,
exhibitions, colloquiums, concerts and new album presentations are scheduled for
the Fair, as well as a wide program in different theaters and music halls in
Havana is developed, featuring Cuban and foreign groups. Cubadisco is a good opportunity to appreciate the disc catalogues, including
more than 2,500 titles of the best Cuban music; see live performances of
relevant and famous show companies; meet with music industry collectors and
experts, music editors and producers, music instrument manufacturers, designers
and specialized magazines editors and directors.
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 produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and 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. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.