Posts tagged: cuba
23 year old dancer Dani Hernandez posing in the studio in Havana, Cuba. “All the hard work, the long hours, the diets are worthy when you love something as I strongly as I love ballet”, he says.
The National Ballet School, Havana, Cuba
A young dancer of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba waits backstage during a performance of Swan Lake in Havana, Cuba, May 2011.
ph: Peter Hapak for TIME
(FOTOS) La bella Habana, de noche / Beautiful Havana, at night
Sensemayá or Song to kill a snake
Cuban Surrealist Artist
His works often alluded to nature, hybridity and spirituality specifically Santeria…
| Thunderstorm - Havana
Those are Soledonons o Almiqui, venomous mammal that can only be found in Hispaniola Haiti and Dominican Republic) and Cuba.
"Sensemayá: chant to kill a snake" by cuban poet Nicolás Guillen, this the musical interpretation done by the choir of the University of Bucamaranga, Colombia. The lyrics are reiterative and simple and theme and some verses are based on Afro-Cuban chants.
The choreography doesn’t convince me, but the singing is just amazing.