Documentation Center Rescues Cuban Music Heritage

a) Santiago de Cuba, Cuba – The Pablo Hern├índez Balaguer Documentation Center currently stores up nearly 500 bibliographic materials on Cuba’s music heritage. After two years of founded, the institution has gained national and international prestige thanks to the donations from artists and
intellectuals from all over the country, who preserved photos, books, magazines, newspapers and tapes of Cuban traditional music figures.The collective formed by musicologists and art instructors works in the
search of people who keep mementos of musical events, as well as processing
the archives guaranteeing the roots of Cuban culture.

The center offers its services for students, journalists and historians,
aimed to enrich its music panorama and it has investigated the International
festivals of Son and Trova.