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Havana Ballet Festival will begin on October 20

ballet-580x821From October 20 to November 13 of this year, the 27th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival of Havana will be held, which, precisely starting on the Day of Cuban Culture, will begin the celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the National Ballet of Cuba, which will last until the last months of 2023.

The Organizing Committee of the Festival, which is chaired by the prima ballerina Viengsay Valdés, general director of the National Ballet of Cuba, has announced that a series of performances of the great romantic ballet Giselle will be presented, with the performance of guest stars in the leading roles, as well as galas with premieres of works created especially for this occasion. The main venue will be the National Theater, in Havana, and presentations are planned at the Sauto, in Matanzas, the Terry, in Cienfuegos, and the Milanés, in Pinar del Río.

The Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival of Havana, with more than 60 years of history, is one of the most traditional and prestigious events in the world of dance.

(With information from the organizing committee of the event)

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