Category: Entertainment

Elio Reve wins 2  Cubadisco Awards 2011 | Winners

Elio Reve wins 2 Cubadisco Awards 2011 | Winners

| 05/15/2011 | Reply

De Que Estamos Hablando !!!, Elio Reve won in 2 categories, best album & best dance orchestra, reaffirming once again his popularity this 2011. here it’s some of the winners: PREMIO CUBADISCO 2011 Testimonio Que suene el son caballero Adalberto Álvarez Trova A conquistar otros caminos José Aquiles Trova-Fusión Utopías Julio Fowler Música Popular Tradicional […]

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Yanek Revilla – World’s ‘Most Cuban Dancer’

Yanek Revilla – World’s ‘Most Cuban Dancer’

| 04/29/2011 | 3 Replies

I remember the first time I saw Yanek Revilla dance. I was preparing for a Cuban salsa dance competition in Miami with my partner and we were roaming YouTube for moves, styles, etc. We landed on this video of this man and woman dancing. I had never seen dancing like that before and could not […]

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Pitbull | Armando Christian Pérez | Biography

Pitbull | Armando Christian Pérez | Biography

| 03/15/2011 | Reply

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O72RLP5fF4] Armando Christian Pérez (born January 15, 1981), better known by his stage name Pitbull, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and producer. Pérez was born to Cuban immigrant parents who made him recite the works of poet José Martí. He encountered problems early in his career as a rapper because he was white, blue-eyed […]

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The 3rd Annual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival

The 3rd Annual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival

| 03/14/2011 | Reply

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 3rd Annual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival. This is advertised as the “Largest Cuban Dance Festival in the United States” and it is no lie! The festival was jam-packed with workshops, dance parties, performances, and opportunities to meet people from around the world all there with […]

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Chucho Valdez won a Grammy Award 2011 | List of Winners

Chucho Valdez won a Grammy Award 2011 | List of Winners

| 02/14/2011 | 2 Replies

Grammy Award for Chucho’s Steps Chucho Valdés And The Afro-Cuban Messengers
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Charanga Habanera – Acabaíto de Nacer | New Album 2011 is Out

Charanga Habanera – Acabaíto de Nacer | New Album 2011 is Out

| 02/11/2011 | 5 Replies

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6glFQ8YB00] In an interview with Cubasi, David Calzado, Director of the most popular band in Cuba Charanga Habanera, explains what will be his new 2011 album, which it has been titled as “Acabaito de Nacer” (newly born). The name refers to the orchestra which has been rejuvenated, and feels young and energetic again and look […]

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Paulo Fg talks about Peru & Sin Etiqueta

Paulo Fg talks about Peru & Sin Etiqueta

| 01/24/2011 | Reply

“I am very happy to know that my song ‘‘Confío en ti ‘ is the best of the decade and given the large legions of fans, we have proposed to make our video clip for ‘Sin Etiqueta’ with Daisy Ontaneda “, said the renowned Paulito FG.

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David Calzado talks about his new Album 2011

David Calzado talks about his new Album 2011

| 01/03/2011 | 1 Reply

David calzado talks about his upcoming new album 2011, explained how good was for charanga habanera this 2009-2010 years, having 13 tours between U.S, Europe & Peru. And also says why he took a long pause, Now he is working currently in the new album, having to Paulo FG as a guest, in one song. The album is partially finished, only 7 songs ( preso de amor & Ni soñando seras Como yo )are already done.

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Ariel “DJ Asho” Fernández Díaz – Ambassador of Cuban Culture

Ariel “DJ Asho” Fernández Díaz – Ambassador of Cuban Culture

| 12/29/2010 | Reply

One of the best parts of 2010 for me was the creation of AfroCuba! Ariel “DJ Asho” Fernández Díaz has created an event that really brings the Cuban community in the Washington DC area together.  Over the past year, I have felt very lucky to get to know Ariel and wanted to highlight him on […]

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Interview with:Vitaly y su Timba Habanera

Interview with:Vitaly y su Timba Habanera

| 12/18/2010 | Reply

En el momento de las grabaciones del album “Desnudar tu cuerpo” muchos de los musicos que tomaron participacion aun no eran tan reconocidos (famosos) como en la actualidad. En realidad la eleccion de los musicos es una de las cosas mas importantes en la preparacion de un proyecto para las grabaciones. El mejor metodo y mas simple para tal eleccion resulta el conocer sus trabajos anteriores, y en nuestro tiempo, llamado “ la era del internet” obtener informacion como ud mismo sabe no requiere de mucho esfuerzo.

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Meet the Only Female Timba DJ in the United States!

Meet the Only Female Timba DJ in the United States!

| 12/01/2010 | Reply

Reyna “La Farandulera” Morales When you want to throw a party and want a DJ who knows their timba music inside and out, you don’t need to look further than Reyna “La Farandulera” Morales. Headquartered in the Washington DC Metro area, Reyna brings a deep knowledge of what timba is hot and what tracks makes […]

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