Radio Havana Cuba | UNESCO Representative in Cuba Highlghts Importance of Rumba Rhythm

Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

UNESCO Representative in Cuba Highlghts Importance of Rumba Rhythm

Havana, August 10 (RHC)-- The Director of the UNESCO's Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean Káterin Muller-Marín highlighted the importance of rumba rhythm, calling it 'an expression of people's resistance and national identity.'

In statements to the press in the lead-up to the 19th International Rumba Festival, the UNESCO official said rumba is a symbol of Cuba's rich cultural heritage. 

The festival, organized by the Cultural Integration Project Timbalaye, will take place August 18th through September 1st, with activities planned all across the country.

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
  • Cuban historian: the public debate is a fundamental step in any constitutional reform process
  • Cuban media follows closely the public debate on the draft Constitution
  • Fidel Castro: “I'm not important. It is the six million Cubans back home that follow this visit who matter to me"
  • Eusebio Leal: the public debate on the draft of constitution allows for advancing towards a stronger, more united nation
  • Cuban-American: our participation in the constitutional reform process can help us find the way to talk with just one voice
  • Cuban-Americans need to put pressure on their senators and congresspeople to change U.S.-policy towards Cuba


  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3635
  • today: 2510
  • online: 124
  • total: 5040040