The 2016 Annual Havana World Music Festival, produced by the National Center of Popular Music and the Cuban Institute of Music kicks-off today, March 26 in Havana, Cuba. The concerts will take place March 26 and 27 at Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC), a multi-purpose venue from the Ministry of Culture created by Cuban rock and media artist, X Alfonso.
Featured international acts include underground flamenco act Juanito Makandé, mestizo music star Sergent García, calypso innovators Kobo Town, Centavrvs (electronica), and top Cuban artists Yoruba Andabo and Yelsy Heredia.
In addition to the main music festival, Havana World Music Festival and Copperbridge Foundation extended program began March 21 at Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC) hosting creative workshops, lectures, planned and spontaneous jam sessions, and exclusive performances.
Copperbridge Foundation, an American non-profit organization with the mission to promote cultural and educational exchange through the medium of artistic expression, supports Havana World by publicizing this cultural event that represents the creative, open-minded side of modern Cuba.
Yoruba Andabo (Cuba)
Juanito Makandé (Spain)
Sergent García (France)
Kobo Town (Trinidad y Tobago – Canada)
Yelsy Heredia (Cuba – Spain)
Daniela Spalla (Argentina)
Vox Sambou (Haiti – Canada)
Yissy & Bandancha (Cuba)
Carolina Camacho (Dominican Republic)
For more information visit: www.havanaworldmusic.com