Category: Entertainment

Los Van Van Nominated to a Latin Grammy Award

Los Van Van Nominated to a Latin Grammy Award

| 09/25/2012 | Reply

The renowned Cuban salsa band “Los Van Van” was nominated for Grammy Awards Latino music, including Cuban musicians selected in four categories, as reported here today at the Latin Grammy’s ceremony
La Maquinaria, the latest album released by Juan Formell together with record labels and ACDAM EGREM, was elected for Best Contemporary Tropical Album includes dance tracks like Un año despues, Eso que anda, recibeme and covers the years 1980 and 1990 with new arrangements.

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Review: De La Habana a New York

Review: De La Habana a New York

| 06/22/2012 | 2 Replies

the artists performed very well. Great energy, fantastic voices and communion with the public. Pupy was amazing on the keyboard, Manolito was great so were all the other artists… check out more

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Cubadisco 2012 Nomenees | Tribute to Compay Segundo

Cubadisco 2012 Nomenees | Tribute to Compay Segundo

| 04/23/2012 | 1 Reply

This is a big surprise this Cubadisco 2012 with the inclusion of Timbalive together with Charanga Habanera, Los Van Van, Will Campa, Pupy y los que Son Son and Monica Mesa in the category musica popular bailable. Nominados al Cubadisco 2012 MÚSICA POPULAR BAILABLE ACTUAL Acabaíto de nacer – David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera […]

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Los Van Van – ¡Empezó la fiesta! (original title) Let’s Party | Documental

Los Van Van – ¡Empezó la fiesta! (original title) Let’s Party | Documental

| 03/21/2012 | Reply

The film focuses on Juan Formell and Los Van Van, when Mayito, Pedrito Calvo & Cesar Pupy Pedros were original members, now they have been replaced by new ones, usually younger performers, the band continues to be a symbol of Cuban music. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s1uoH5mMqE]

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Timba – A World View

Timba – A World View

| 01/31/2012 | 5 Replies

NOTE: This article was written in early 2011 but had gotten lost. I’m reposting it now since I found & fixed it on my computer.  Enjoy!! Timba is a genre of salsa that encourages so many discussions and disagreements, and yet ignites so much passion. I was introduced to timba about 8 years ago and […]

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Interview with Juan Formell & Los Van Van

Interview with Juan Formell & Los Van Van

| 12/05/2011 | Reply

Exclusive interview with Juan Formell and Los Van Van made by havana Cultura

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José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda – Mis 22 años

José Luis Cortés y NG La Banda – Mis 22 años

| 11/14/2011 | Reply

“Mis 22 años” is the most recent album released by Egrem of NG la Banda, which refers to the 22 anniversary of its founding.
The Album will be
available in the stores soon,. check out more about Ng La Banda here

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Olivia Strange wins Havana Club Wall Project

Olivia Strange wins Havana Club Wall Project

| 11/14/2011 | Reply

Havana Club have commissioned local artist Olivia Strange to design and paint and the interior wall that runs the entire length of the Rich Mix events space.

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My Seductive Cuba by Chen Lizra | A Unique Travelers’ Guide

My Seductive Cuba by Chen Lizra | A Unique Travelers’ Guide

| 10/19/2011 | Reply

Enough books have been written about Cuba to fill an entire library, but few take the approach Chen Lizra does with “My Seductive Cuba.”

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Paulo FG interviewed on Cuban TV

Paulo FG interviewed on Cuban TV

| 10/03/2011 | Reply

Find out a little more of the successful career of Paulo Fg, or Pablo Alfonso Fernández Gallo
Watch this interview by Fuera De Rosca from Cuban TV

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Latin Grammy Nominations 2011 | The Cuban nominees

Latin Grammy Nominations 2011 | The Cuban nominees

| 09/15/2011 | Reply

The 12th edition of the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony is set for November 10 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Adalberto Alvarez is among the nominees!!

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David Calzado & Charanga Habanera at The Conga Room | Concert photographs

David Calzado & Charanga Habanera at The Conga Room | Concert photographs

| 06/04/2011 | Reply

As usual,  David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera delivering the best show everytime they play, this time at La Conga Room,(Los Angeles ) full packed place with lots of Charangueros !!!! “y como lloro mama cuando me quitan el tete….”. Click in the HERE or over the image, to see the pics.

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