(Prensa Latina) Bangkok, Thailand – Cuban outfit Los Heraldos Negros perform in Bangkok, as part of the Cuban Culture Week in Thailand. At least one thousand students and professors gathered in the amphitheater at the Ramkhanhaeng University in Bangkok during the opening ceremony of the event. The University President and the Humanities Dean highlighted the importance of this type of activities in which the students can learn about the cultures of other nations. This cultural event represents the first step to strengthen relations
between Cuban universities and the Ramkhanhaeng University, the officials
Cuban Ambassador to Thailand Maria Luisa Fernandez thanked the higher
education center’s contribution in the organization of the event.
The diplomat highlighted the importance of links in the cultural and
educational field between both nations and spoke about the importance of the
Cuban awarded films Lista de espera (Waiting List) by Juan Carlos Tabio and
Vampiros en la Habana (Vampires in Havana) by Juan Padrón are screened
during the cultural celebrations this week.
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.