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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Camagüey becomes the capital of the Cuban Rumba



Camagüey, Jun 7.- “¡Soy rumbero, y qué!” ("I am rumbero, and what!"), as well as defend the protagonists of Rumbateate, an appointment with representatives of the genre throughout the country, which will be held in this city of 8 to 12 of the current month.

Wilmer Ferran Jiménez, president of the Organizing Committee of the event, assured that there are numerous groups who are able to participate in the event and the selection depends on the responsibility with the ways of doing the rumba, since the encounter stands as the most genuine defender of our identity.

Wilmer Ferran Jiménez, director of Rumbata. The director of the Camagüey´s Rumbata popular group stressed the importance of having spaces such as this, to give the music with true dedication to the Cuban public.

He emphasized that although every artist hopes that his work is recognized in the international sphere, the most important thing for a Cuban musician is that its people enjoy the result of their work, especially when it makes a genre so popular as the rumba, the Intangible Humanity.

The third edition of Rumbateate has guests luxurious as Rumberos de Cuba and Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, and above all, from its conception and organization, with the beating of hearts eminently Cubans, prepared to defend, by the contagious rhythm of the rumba, the best of our identity. (Dania Diaz Socarras/ Radio Cadena Agramonte.) (Photos: File)