Next CUBADISCO Fair to Honor the Guitar

Santiago de Cuba, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The CUBADISCO 2012 International Fair will be dedicated to the guitar as an instrument in various performance aspects, said Ciro Benemelis, president of the Organizing Committee.

CUBADISCO 2012 will be dubbed “The City of a Thousand Strings,” referring to a piece by the maestro Leo Brouwer, and activities in the provinces, Benemelis added.

At the closing show of the 15th CUBADISCO, Benemelis thanked the authorities and people of Santiago de Cuba for the success of the event, which was held outside Havana for the first time and honored the genre of son.

Since its foundaing in 1997, CUBADISCO has been the largest annual contest of Cuban music and has become an essential event in making known the most outstanding music, while awarding albums in dozens of categories.

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