World Music Festival 2008 to be held in Varadero

The World Music Festival 2008 will take place in Varadero from 11-15 of June; sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Tourism and the Cuban Institute of Music.

This celebration features concerts, exhibitions and dancing in more than 10 spots, starting at 2:00 PM until after midnight, which will comprise the ample spectrum of the current music work in the Island, as well as the performance of outstanding world figures.

Visitors will be able to enjoy the Trova, Jazz, classic music, rumba and traditional music along with the great popular Cuban music bands and the current music trends.

International celebrities will converge such as the Brazilian Simone; the Puerto Rican Andy Montañez, Danny Rivera and Lucecita Benitez; the Dominican Víctor Víctor and Sonia Silvestre; the Spanish Diango and Masiel. Prestigious bands that include important Cuban rhythm repertoire will attend from Africa.