The 3rd Annual Havana World Music Festival, from the National Center of Popular Music and the Cuban Institute of Music, kicks-off on March 26 in Havana, Cuba taking place at Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC), a multi-faceted venue from the Ministry of Culture created by Cuban rock and media artist, X Alfonso.
Giving space to an unprecedented visit by United States’ President Barack Obama and his family and by a ground-breaking appearance by the English rock band, The Rolling Stones, in Havana on March 25, The Havana World Music Festival has altered its festival dates opening it doors to the public on Saturday, March 26 and 27.
Serving as the United States Promoter of Havana World Music Festival, Copperbridge Foundation (CBF), a non-profit organization with the mission to promote cultural and educational exchange through the medium of artistic expression, supports Havana World Music in opening a window from Cuba to the world by promoting this cultural event that is known for its avant-garde spirit and music quality that reflects an image of a creative, open-minded and modern Cuba.
Havana World Music Festival (HWM) will see US and Cuba joining forces to make musical history. Featured international acts include Juanito Makandé, Centavrvs, top Cuban artistsHavana D’Primera, Yoruba Andabo, Kelvis Ochoa, and many more.
Havana D’ Primera (Cuba)
Juanito Makandé (Spain)
Yoruba Andabo (Cuba)
Kelvis Ochoa (Cuba)
Sergent García (France)
Woman of the World (Argentina – Ecuador – Cuba)
Yelsy Heredia (Cuba)
Vox Sambou (Haiti – Canada)
Yissy & Bandancha (Cuba)
Carolina Camacho (Dominican Republic)
In addition to the main Havana World Music Festival, HWM and CBF extended program began March 21 at Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC) hosting creative workshops, lectures, planned and spontaneous jam sessions, and exciting exclusive performances. FAC is a multi-faceted venue-art gallery, bar, and performance setting, blending all facets of arts into one creative space. FAC has been featured in the New York Times and on Anthony Bourdain‘s award-winning travelogue, Parts Unknown: Cuba, revealing the best ways to experience Havana.
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