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Everything ready for “Havana 2015 International Danzon Festival”

Havana, Cuba. – “Havana 2015 International Danzon Festival” is scheduled for next June 24-28 in Cuban capital city.  This year its subject matter year will be “Bolero in Danzon.” In that context, tribute will be paid to stars of Cuban music, such as Ernesto Lecuona, Rita Montaner, Gonzalo Roig, Maria Teresa Vera, Manuel Corona, Rosendo Ruiz, Pedro Junco, Adolfo Guzman and Tania... 

Bolero

The absolutelyCuban bolero was created in the final third of the XIX century, in the bosom of Santiago de Cuba traditional Trova. Pepe Sanchez, child of this city, is considered its earliest exponent and a pioneer in the definition of the genre’s stylistic features. Nevertheless, it soon spread all over the country and expanded to the rest of America. In the 1950’s, it reached its zenith in Mexico....