July 31, 2013

FolkCuba. Laboratorios Internacionales de Folklore

January and JUly 2013 / Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba.

2013 January & July
Location Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba.
Web-site for further information http://www.folkcuba.cult.cu/laboratorio.htm
Institution involved Consejo Nacional de las Artes Escénicas, Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba
Any international participation
Description of event Sponsored by the Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba, the FolkCuba, International Folklore Laboratories is held twice in the year: January and July, in which experts in Cuban folklore dances will teach Cuban dances and music of African and Spanish origin, as well as the principal Cuban percussion instruments. The “secrets” of mambo, cha-cha-cha, rumba, mozambique, pilón, conga and dances related to African religious rites are revealed by outstanding figures of the Conjunto Folklórico Nacional de Cuba.
Links to interesting articles http://www.lajiribilla.cu/2005/n219_07/219_14.html