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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
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