Cuba: Third Edition of AM-PM Festival Ends

Featured Cuba: Third Edition of AM-PM Festival Ends

After a week of debates, exchanges and a variety of shows, the 3rd edition of the AM-PM America por Su Musica (America For Its Music) for the promotion of the regional musical sounds from Cuba, concluded today.

For its final session the event programmed the meeting of the Audio Engineering Society, the only professional association with an international character dedicated to the audio technology.

Celebrated in the Factory of Cuban Art (FAC) in Havana, AM-PM proposes a sample of audiovisuals in the evening, and the concert of US disk-jockey and music prroducer Derek Turcios.

The event showed the work of artists from the continent, analyzed the current trends of development in the sector and debated on the challenges of independent music.

AM-PM also included a production workshop organized by the Berklee College of Music (Boston, Massachusetts), one of the most prestigious music learning institutions in the world, and open chats on technology and sound industry.

There was also a meeting of musical producers, in which professionals from countries such as Colombia, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, Brazil and others. Topics like the general panorama of the sector in Latin America and the cul;tural resistance from the point of view of music, were discussed.

As part of the event, FAC served as a stage to guests such as the group Thunderstorm, of Chile, Ecuadorian Mateo Kingman and Brazilian Céu.

Among the members of the Cuban payroll, there were Sweet Lizzy Project, William Roblejo ´s Trio, Jade, Charly Mucha Rima and the Niches.

According to the organizing committee, 'from its first edition in 2015, the event wants to work like a hub that tunes in Cuba to the dynamic stage of our continent, and this way, to be one more window for the national projects and of other peoples of the region'.

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