August 31, 2013

Timbalaye: Festival Internacional de la Rumba Cubana

August 2013 / Theaters and cultural centers in Havana

The International Cuban Rumba Festival, created to delve into the patrimonial basis of rumba, includes seminars on salsa, rumba and Afro-Cuban dances; courses on singing and percussion; lectures on music and anthropology; Cuban popular dance competitions; theatre and dance performances; and the presentation of the Fernando Ortiz-Timbalaye Prizes to the best rumba group, singer, dancer and conga player of the event, as well as the best essay on Cuban rumba.