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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Spanish Movie Star Opens Monologue Festival in Cuba
Havana, Cuba, May 23.- Spanish movie star Victoria Abril, one of the “Almodovar´s girls” will participate in the opening day of the First Latin American Monologue Festival, in the central Cuban city of Cienfuegos.
Yunier de la Rosa, specialist of the Tomas Terry Theater in this city told CAN news agency that Victoria´s attendance created great expectations among the city inhabitants.
The theater´s director Miguel Cañellas, said the Spanish actress will also inaugurate this Thursday a series of movie portrays that show her work to the people of that city at the Luisa movie theater.
He added that Victoria will host the closing of the Festival and will also sing
Victoria Abril (born Victoria Mérida Rojas, 4 July 1959) is a Spanish film actress. She is best known to international audiences for her performance in the movie ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!) by director Pedro Almodóvar.
She is also a singer; in 2005, she made her debut with a bossanova-jazz album called PutchEros do Brasil. She tried to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1979 with "Bang-Bang-Bang", but came second by just one point in the national final, losing to Betty Missiego with 26 out of a maximum 29.
Resides Victoria Abril, other international starts will participate in the Festival, such as Teresa Hernández, from Puerto Rico; Brazilian Alexander Roit and Argentinean Andrea Juliá. (ACN)