Due Buena Fe Sobreviviente wins Grand Prize at Cubadisco 2017

The album Sobreviviente, by popular duet Buena Fe, won the Grand Prize of the Cubadisco 2017 International Fair, which runs in this city until May 21st.

Recorded with EGREM record label, the work includes 13 tracks written by Israel Rojas, and one co-authored with Frank Delgado and Vicente Trigo.

The phonogram won two other recognitions as Best Fusion Album and Best Sound Realization, as it was announced in the awards gala held at Havana´s Astral Theatre.

The jury of the contest also awarded an Extraordinary Award to the phonogram Discografia 50 titulos, by Pablo Milanes, and another to the Artistic Excellence to the CD Alma con Alma, by maestro Frank Fernandez, produced by Bis Music and Colibri record labels, respectively.

The Best Trova Album Award went to Como si fueran mias, by Eduardo Sosa (Colibri), while Ultima Noticia, by Yissi and Bandancha, earned the prize as Best Debut Album.

Other winners were Notas al viento, by Emilio Martini, which was chosen as Best Instrumental Music work; Blues con Montuno, by Bobby Carcasses (Best Jazz Soloist): and Mis duetos, by Beatriz Márquez (Best Song Album).

In popular dancing music the awards went to Música cubana. Llegó El Expreso, by Aisar y el expreso de Cuba, and Mis 21 años, by Giraldo Piloto y Klimax.

Liuba María Hevia with her CD Liuba canta a María Elena Walsh, earned the Best Musica for Chidren Award, and the Best Choral and Vocal Music Award went to Vocal Sampling band.

The Cuban album party, devoted to the 150th anniversary of Sindo Garay´s birth, will take place in various stages of Havana and its program includes concerts, album releases and many other activities. (ACN)

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The Int'l Cubadisco 2017 event and Folk Music

From May 13th to 21st, the twentieth event of the International Cubadisco 2017 Fair will be held and it will be dedicated to the traditional Trova (folk music) and the local Nueva Trova ( the New One, literally) and to the 150 years of the birth of musician Sindo Garay.

The 50 years of the first International Protest Song event, which was then convened by the local Casas de las Americas institution, will be also remember at the most important event of the Cuban discography.

The event will be carried out in some theaters of the capital city and will have the presence of artists from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela and Switzerland, respectively.

The event's related program includes the traditional Symposium dedicated to the exchange about important themes for the current record industry and the general music, which will be carried out by specialists.

During the month of April, the Cubadiscos events have usually taken place in local provinces, along with the presence of essential presence of troubadours (folk music musicians).


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