Guantánamo hosts 45th edition of National Political Song Festival

Edited by Lena Valverde Jordi
2021-08-04 12:01:03


Political Song Festival

Guantánamo, August 2 (RHC)-- The 45th edition of the National Political Song Festival began in Guantánamo on August 1st and runs through the 4th, organized by the Hermanos Saiz Association in the eastern territory, with abroad program online due to the complex epidemiological situation across Cuba and the world generated by Covid-19.

Cuban tres player Pancho Amat is one of the guest artists to the event, which focuses on the meeting points between trova music and son.

The aim seeks to encourage and promote creativity of Young and established trova musicians alike.

This year’s edition is dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the Hermanos Saiz Association and the 60th anniversary of the Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC).

Highlights of the event include a concert by trova musician Yaima Orozco to promote her latest album ‘Mi libertad’, the winner of this year’s Cubadisco Award for Best Trova Music Album, also a concert by Ernesto Oliva to promote his latest musical production entitled ‘Mi aldea.’ Manolito Simonet will promote his album ‘Al son del caballero’, dedicated to maestro Adalberto Alvarez and Changüí Guantánamo will present ‘Este es nuestro Changüí.’

Also in the framework of the 45th National Political Song Festival, internet users will have a new opportunity to enjoy the album ‘El son de ayer y de hoy,’ by legendary Cuban musician, the late Sara González;

Other artists giving concerts include Marta Campos, Vicente Feliú, Lorenzo Cisneros, Pancho Amat, Septeto Santiaguero, Eduardo Sosa, Dúo Jade, Noel Batista and his group, Yordan Romero and Trovuntivitis, among others.

All the concerts and other activities in the framework of the 45th National Political Song Festival are available on the Youtube channel of the Hermanos Saiz Association Guantánamo, and on the event’s platforms on Facebook and Telegram.


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