Latin America, Music

Festival of Dance in Urban

Artists from 13 countries, including Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, the United States and France, are coming to this capital for the 16th International Festival of Dance in Urban Landscapes April 13-17.

Photo by Roberto Suárez
Photo by Roberto Suárez

Havana’s streets will host a combination of artistic expressions, with dance as a central theme, inspired by the history, architecture and design of the capital, declared a Cultural World Heritage site by Unesco.

Te event is organized by the Retazos Company, led by Isbale Bustos; the Havana City Historian’s Office, and the Havana Theater Center.

The dance festival has been associated since 1999 with the Dancing Cities network of festivals, created in Barcelona in 1992.

The Havana venues include Plaza Vieja, Plaza de Armas, Plaza of San Francisco de Asis; Simon Bolivar and Rumiñahui parks; the Benito Juarez and Victor Hugo museums.

But the venues also includes the streets of Oficios, Amargura, Mercaderes and Obrapia; and other sites linked to the collective imagination and the cultural and spiritual life of the city.

(Escrito por Fany Rodríguez  – PL).

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