Eliades Ochoa elogia Cubadisco 2011 en Santiago de Cuba

Santiago, Cuba, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Eliades Ochoa, a living legend of Cuban music, praised on Saturday the 15th edition of the Cubadisco Fair in this eastern city, where he justly started his career over 50 years ago.

Ochoa, who won a Grammy with the legendary Buena Vista Social Club, has been an inspiration for this fair, the most important of this kind in Cuba, and whose Honorary Award was conferred on him.

Ochoa praised Cubadiscoâ�Ös organization and professionalism, saying that the “son” genre and traditional popular music have been the protagonists, with gala shows that have brought together renowned artists of this city.

Regarding the impact of “son” music worldwide, the musician talked of his meetings with “son” musicians in the different countries where he and his group Cuarteto Patria have toured.

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