Danzón Festival Habana 2005 Announced in Cuba

(Prensa Latina)
Havana.- Dedicated to Mexico, the 2nd Danzón Festival Habana 2005 will take
place in Havana City March 23 through 27, also hosted by Havana
municipalities of San Antonio de los Baños, Madruga and Santa Cruz del Sur,
it was reported in a press conference that took place at the UNEAC (Cuban
Artists Guild).The meeting will confirm the rhythm Danzon, "the king of the ballrooms in
19th century has not frozen in the stillness of a time, but has flourished
with new strength
," la UNEAC´s Musicology Association President Alicia
Valdes explained.

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.