Your Culture and Entertainment Planner – January/Feb 2017

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January 2017

 

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SATURDAY JANUARY 21

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MUSIC – Alain Pérez

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Popular Cuban music

 

MUSIC – Mauricio Figueral in concert

At: Casa del Alba Cultural, 19:00

The young Cuban troubadour is presenting an acoustic concert with his guests from the Australian band “Jumping Fences”.

 

MUSIC – Candil de Nieve space

At: Pepito’s Bar, 22:00

This time with Raúl Torres, fusion of Cuban trova, pop, rock, and Brazilian music.

 

MUSIC – Jan Cruz in concert

At: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, 19:00

The pop artist will be presenting his CD Aviones de papel.

 

DANCE – Ballet The Nutcracker

At: Gran Teatro de La Habana, 20:30

Traditional presentation of Ballet Nacional de Cuba, every January, under the direction of Alicia Alonso.

 

DANCE – Laura Alonso Ballet

At: Teatro Martí, 20:30

Show by the ballet company Centro Prodanza.

 

ART – Expo La bitácora del Capitán

At: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuban Arts building

Personal exhibit by Cuban artist Alejandro Sainz.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

THEATER – Parece Blanca

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Teatro D’Dos company presents this traditional play of the Cuban theater

 

THEATER – Diez Millones

At: Sala Argos Teatro, 20:30

Argos Teatro Company presents the play Diez Millones, written and directed by Carlos Celdrán. The sentimental education of a kid during the last decades in Cuba, and his relation with his parents and the history of the country.

 

HUMOR – El buen tiro tira pal monte

At: Teatro Mella, 20:30

With Cuban comedians as Kike Quiñones and Mentepollo

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 20:30

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

CIRCUS – De circo soy

At: Carpa Trompoloco, 16:00 and 19:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Fantasía

At: Cine Riviera, 20:30

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Sorpresas del Circo

At: National Zoo, 20:30

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

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SUNDAY JANUARY 22

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MUSIC – El rumbón de Los Papines

At: Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, 16:00

Space for this traditional band, known as the Kings of La Rumba in Cuba.

 

MUSIC – Elito Revé y su Charangón in concert

At: Salón Rosado de la Tropical, 17:00

Popular Cuban music with one of the most outstanding bands in the island.

 

MUSIC – Música de Nuestra América

At: Casa del ALBA Cultural, 17:00

Latin American music, this time with the guitar duet Con-Trastes.

 

MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

MUSIC – Candil de Nieve space

At: Pepito’s Bar, 22:00

This time with Yasek Manzano, one of the best trumpet jazz player in Cuba.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: El Tablao, 19:30

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

DANCE – Laura Alonso Ballet

At: Teatro Martí, 17:00

Show by the ballet company Centro Prodanza.

 

DANCE – Ballet The Nutcracker

At: Gran Teatro de La Habana, 20:30

Traditional presentation of Ballet Nacional de Cuba, every January, under the direction of Alicia Alonso.

 

ART – Expo La bitácora del Capitán

At: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuban Arts building

Personal exhibit by Cuban artist Alejandro Sainz.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

THEATER – Parece Blanca

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Teatro D’Dos company presents this traditional play of the Cuban theater

 

THEATER – Diez Millones

At: Sala Argos Teatro, 17:00

Argos Teatro Company presents the play Diez Millones, written and directed by Carlos Celdrán. The sentimental education of a kid during the last decades in Cuba, and his relation with his parents and the history of the country.

 

HUMOR – El buen tiro tira pal monte

At: Teatro Mella, 17:00

With Cuban comedians as Kike Quiñones and Mentepollo

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 17:00

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

CIRCUS – De circo soy

At: Carpa Trompoloco, 16:00 and 19:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Fantasía

At: Cine Riviera, 17:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Sorpresas del Circo

At: National Zoo, 17:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

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MONDAY JANUARY 23

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Sur Caribe

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

ART – Expo La bitácora del Capitán

At: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuban Arts building

Personal exhibit by Cuban artist Alejandro Sainz.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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TUESDAY JANUARY 24

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

ART – Expo La bitácora del Capitán

At: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuban Arts building

Personal exhibit by Cuban artist Alejandro Sainz.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25

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MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

MUSIC – Adalberto Álvarez y su Son

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

One of the most outstanding Cuban bands playing son.

 

DANCE – Noche flamenco

At: Gran Teatro de La Habana, 21:30

ECOS company with a Sapanish dances.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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THURSDAY JANUARY 26

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Ray Fernández in concert

At: Diablo Tun Tun, 17:00

Young Cuban troubadour.

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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FRIDAY JANUARY 27

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MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

THEATER – Parece Blanca

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Teatro D’Dos company presents this traditional play of the Cuban theater

 

THEATER – Diez Millones

At: Sala Argos Teatro, 20:30

Argos Teatro Company presents the play Diez Millones, written and directed by Carlos Celdrán. The sentimental education of a kid during the last decades in Cuba, and his relation with his parents and the history of the country.

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 20:30

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

HUMOR – El Bacan

At: Club Imágenes, 22:00

Cuban comedian

 

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SATURDAY JANUARY 28

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MUSIC – Troubadour Concert

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura, 17:00

Permanent meeting of young Cuban troubadours.

 

THEATER – Con la nariz apuntando al cielo

At: Teatro de Los Escolapios de Guanabacoa, 17:30

Play for children by Océano group, under the direction of Luis Emilio Martínez.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Sonique

At: Centro Hispanoamericano de Cultura

First event of sonoruos art in Cuba

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

THEATER – Parece Blanca

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Teatro D’Dos company presents this traditional play of the Cuban theater

 

THEATER – Diez Millones

At: Sala Argos Teatro, 20:30

Argos Teatro Company presents the play Diez Millones, written and directed by Carlos Celdrán. The sentimental education of a kid during the last decades in Cuba, and his relation with his parents and the history of the country.

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 20:30

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

CIRCUS – De circo soy

At: Carpa Trompoloco, 16:00 and 19:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Fantasía

At: Cine Riviera, 20:30

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Sorpresas del Circo

At: National Zoo, 20:30

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

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SUNDAY JANUARY 29

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MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: El Tablao, 19:30

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

THEATER – Con la nariz apuntando al cielo

At: Teatro de Los Escolapios de Guanabacoa, 17:30

Play for children by Océano group, under the direction of Luis Emilio Martínez.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

THEATER – Parece Blanca

At: Teatro Raquel Revuelta, 20:30

Teatro D’Dos company presents this traditional play of the Cuban theater

 

THEATER – Diez Millones

At: Sala Argos Teatro, 17:00

Argos Teatro Company presents the play Diez Millones, written and directed by Carlos Celdrán. The sentimental education of a kid during the last decades in Cuba, and his relation with his parents and the history of the country.

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 17:00

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

CIRCUS – De circo soy

At: Carpa Trompoloco, 16:00 and 19:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Fantasía

At: Cine Riviera, 17:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

CIRCUS – Sorpresas del Circo

At: National Zoo, 17:00

Show by Circo Nacional de Cuba.

 

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MONDAY JANUARY 30

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Sur Caribe

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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TUESDAY JANUARY 31

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MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1

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MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – Ireno García in concert

At: Sala Teatro Museo Bellas Artes, 20:00

The Cuban singer-songwriter presents the songs of his last CD Canciones de Invierno (Winter Songs).

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2

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MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3

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MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 20:30

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4

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MUSIC – Waldo Mendoza

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

An unforgettable concert with this great musician. If looking for Cuban popular music with the highest quality, don’t miss this one.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 20:30

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5

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MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

HUMOR – Esto es otra historia

At: Teatro Karl Marx, 17:00

With Cuban comedians Pánfilo, Chequera, Facundo, from the TV series Vivir del cuento.

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 6

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Sur Caribe

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8

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MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9

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MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10

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MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11

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MUSIC – Waldo Mendoza

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

An unforgettable concert with this great musician. If looking for Cuban popular music with the highest quality, don’t miss this one.

 

MUSIC – En confluencia

At: Casa del Alba Cultural, 17:00

The Cuban guitar master Eduardo Martin receives his guests in a casual environment.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12

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MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 13

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Sur Caribe

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

ART – Expo Fragmentaria Tomo I

At: Casa Museo Osvaldo Guayasamín

Pieces by the Japanese artist Patsi Wushi

 

ART – Expo Gota a gota

At: Fototeca de Cuba

Pieces by the Cuban photographer Yamel Santana

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 15

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MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16

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MUSIC – Ireno García

At: Librería Fayad Jamis, 16:00

Cuban singer-songwriter present new troubadours and poets

 

MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17

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MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18

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MUSIC – Waldo Mendoza

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

An unforgettable concert with this great musician. If looking for Cuban popular music with the highest quality, don’t miss this one.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

LITERATURE – 26th Havana’s International Book Fair 2017

At: La Cabaña, Pabellón Cuba, and libraries in the city

One of the biggest book parties in the world, is considered Cuba’s premier cultural event. The festival consists of book vendors, poetry readings, children’s activities, art exhibitions, and concerts in the evenings.

 

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SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19

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MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 20

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, balad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Sur Caribe

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

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TUESDAY FEBRUARY 21

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22

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MUSIC – Juan Guillermo

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

Juan Guillermo is the son of Major Juan Almeida, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution. He started singing in the famous reggaeton band Gente de Zona, but now he has his own band, where he also plays salsa and timba.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Kelvis Ochoa

At: Sarao’s Bar, 22:00

Very popular among Cuban youngsters, this is the voice of his generation. His very peculiar voice, mixes Trova and dancing Cuban music. One of the founders of the band Habana Abierta.

 

MUSIC – Robertico Carcassés & Interactivo

At: Centro Cultural Bertolt Brecht, 22:00

Leaders of fusion music in Cuba, Interactivo gathers a group of excellent players and singers. This is perhaps the most innovative band in the island, with some of the most virtuous instrumentalists playing Fusion Cuban music. A unique experience, leaded by jazz player Robertico Carcassés.

 

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23

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MUSIC – Tania Pantoja

At: Dos Gardenias, 22:00

Outstanding Cuban popular singer, part of a generation of great female musicians such as Haila, Vania Borges, Osdalgia, or Laritza Bacallao.

 

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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24

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MUSIC – El Niño y la Verdad

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 17:00

His new band, founded in 2013 by Emilio Frías “El Niño”, has its roots at the essence of Cuban popular music. One favorite of young Cuban dancers.

 

MUSIC – Ivette Cepeda

At: Hotel Telégrafo, 20:00

Ivette Cepeda is one of the most outstanding female singers in Cuba right now. Her voice, tender and powerful at the same time, can sing any theme of national or international pentagram. The selection of beautiful songs distinguishes her concerts.

 

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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25

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MUSIC – Waldo Mendoza

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 17:00

An unforgettable concert with this great musician. If looking for Cuban popular music with the highest quality, don’t miss this one.

 

MUSIC – El rumbón de Los Papines

At: Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, 16:00

Space for this traditional band, known as the Kings of La Rumba in Cuba.

 

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SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26

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MUSIC – Lázaro Valdés and Bamboleo

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

One of the oustanding Cuban bands, approaching several popular genres: salsa, son, AfroCuban music, latin jazz, bolero, and ballad. The orchestra has contributed to the discovery of important women stars such as Haila Mompié, Vannia Borges and Tania Pantoja.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 27

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MUSIC – Maykel Blanco y su salsa mayor

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 17:00

Excellent percussionist, piano player, composer, and producer. Maykel Blanco directs his own band, focused on Cuban popular music.

 

MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Papucho and Manana Club

At: Café Cantante Mi Habana, 23:00

The word “Manana” is a rumba term, and means feeling and heart. This band mixes these qualities with their youth and good music. Manana Club is considered the new band of Cuba, and plays almost every gender: son, salsa, timba, jazz, ballad, bolero, traditional music, and even the fusion of them all with updates tendencies.

 

MUSIC – Sur Caribe

At: Casa de la Música de Miramar, 23:00

Sur Caribe is one of the main defenders of popular and traditional Cuban genders. Their theme “Añoranza por la conga” (Yearning for conga) is the hallmark of the band.

 

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TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28

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MUSIC – La Papina

At: Patio Amarillo, 20:00

Septet of traditional Cuban music.

 

MUSIC – Pedrito Calvo y la Nueva Justicia

At: Casa de la Música Miramar, 23:00

Ex-singer of the most popular Cuban band Los Van Van, now with his own orchestra, Pedrito Calvo presents the spirit of renewal of Cuban music, with genres such as bolero, filin, son, and guaracha.

 

 

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