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Two awards for Cuba in international pop music contest

Havana, Jul 17. - The young Cuban singer Rebeca Émbil won two awards at the prestigious World contest of pop music, developed during the XXVII Festival International of the arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, Belarus, closed today.

The first recognition was the popularity Prize awarded by the public and the press Assistant to the large auditorium of the tourist city of Vitebsk, said the Agencia Cubana de News (ACN) Alberto Loreydis, Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean from the festivals of the arts Slavianski Bazaar.

The other prize was deserved by the excellence of the interpretation of a Slavic song, in his case the selected was "love is like a dream", by the Russian composer Igor Krutoy and popularized worldwide by Alla Pugachova.

Another Latin American, Dafne Celada, obtained the recognition of the most representative work of the folklore of the country of origin of the entry, in this case, Mexico, by the huapango known with the title of "Cicada", Raymundo Pérez author.

The Grand Prize of the famous Bazaar Byelorussian of musical, theatrical and dance arts was won this year by Romanian Marcel Roszka.

The Mexican Bolero singer, producer and conductor young Rodrigo de la Cadena is the only Latin-American winner of the Grand Prize at the world festival in 2014.

For the first time artists from Guinea, Egypt, Viet Nam, Germany, Armenia and Poland, took part in the contest of young performers of Pop Song of the International Festival of Arts "Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk".

This is also the first time that children between 7 and 12 years of Colombia, the United Kingdom and Canada participate in the child event of this festival.

This young around time of 30 Nations participated in the Festival, whose next edition will take place in July of 2019. (ACN) (Photo: PL)