Last week we talked about dances around Latin America and the history behind Flamenco and Tango in particular. This week we’re talking about music.
As we all know, Latin music is full of rhythm, sensuality and character. We have different types of music like “Boléros” and “Salsa” as well as “Festejo” and “Lambada”. They are all from different parts of Latin America, and have no doubt, they will have you dancing, in no time!
This time, let’s focus on Cuba. This country in the Caribbean has a varied amount of music; singers ranging from the amazing and well known Celia Cruz to the famous compilation of Cuban musicians making up Buena Vista Social Club. Also, for all you #Daleisthewayoflife fans, yes Pitbull is also in the notorious Cuban singers list!
Cubans have an enormous amount of talent in their hands. There is a whole lot of history making up their beautiful music and whats interesting is, that a big part of it comes from a gathering of cultures, including African, European and Spanish.
It’s amazing what diversity does to a country! Not only making it a more joyful place but also raising talent and music to its highest point!
Have a good week everyone!
Maria Fe Velasquez