havana-live-modern-dance1Dancers from nine European and Latin American countries will participate in the 22nd edition of the International Workshop of modern dance, Workuba 2014, to be held from February 13 to 15.
Marta Bercy, founder, artistic and general director of the event told the press today that professional or amateur dancers, from Argentina, Chile, Spain, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Cuba will participate in the experience. For the fifth consecutive time, the event will take place at America theatre, in this capital, where specialists and artists will offer lectures and master classes on different rhythms. Rumba, Bachata, Milonga, Cha Cha Cha, Casino, Salsa and Afro-Cuban folklore are some of the dances that will be available to participants. Bercy standed out the workshop of chamamé given by Argentinean Ana María Trainini, Director of Ballet of Goya, in Corrientes province.The events closure ceremony includes the Habana Musical performance along with the Ballet group of Laura Alonso, the one of the America Theatre and the youth ballet of Lizt Alfonso. The attendees will also enjoy the presentation of violinist Cinthia Salomón and percussionist Manuel Jiménez, among other artists.
Workuba is celebrated since 2003 every September in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in February Cuba assumes the headquarters.havana-live-modern-dance