Cuban National Choir Singers Defect in Canada

Toronto, Canada – News reports from Toronto indicate that
several members of the Coro Nacional de Cuba have defected during the Canadian
tour. According to these reports, up to 20 members left the group and asked for
political asylum in Canada and the United States.With half of its choir gone (it was originally a 40-voice professional
choir), the rest of the Canadian tour has been suspended.

Read our previous story about the tour:

Renowned Coro Nacional de Cuba Tours Canada

Author: World Music Central News Department

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