Celia Cruz: In Memoriam – Cuba Y Su Música

Celia Cruz: In Memoriam – Cuba Y Su Música

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Celia Cruz - In Memoriam

Centro Cultural Cubano de Nueva York Presenta:
XIV CONGRESO ANUAL: CUBA Y SU MÚSICA
Sunday, October 4, 2015 ~ 9 am to 8 pm

Join us at our 14th annual congress as we celebrate the origins and evolution of Cuban popular music, its role in shaping Cuban national identity, and its influence and legacy worldwide. This year’s gala event will be dedicated In Memoriam to none other than our beloved Celia Cruz, la Guarachera de Cuba (pictured above with the legendary Sonora Matancera), New York City’s indisputable Queen of Salsa.

The all-day extravaganza will feature a keynote presentation by the distinguished music historian, Cristóbal Díaz Ayala, archival photographs and historical footage covering our myriad rhythms, special tributes to the late Osvaldo Farrés, el Rey del Bolero, as well as filmed and live entertainment. With Chico Alvarez as Master of Ceremonies, and starring Xiomara Laugart, joined by a cavalcade of presenters, singers and musicians… Enjoy thrilling performances–on stage or on screen–by Celia Cruz, Orquesta Anacaona, Orquesta Aragón, Mario Bauzá, Raudel Collazo, Barbarito Diez, Paquito D’Rivera, Gloria Estefan, Graciela, Olga Guillot, Yuniel Jiménez, Hermanas Márquez, Ben Lapidus, Boris Larramendi, Armando López, Pablo Milanés, Rita Montaner, Benny Moré, David Oquendo, Carlos del Pino, Mike Porcel, Chano Pozo, Bobby Sanabria, Yesenia F. Selier, Silvito el Libre, Meme Solís, Grupo Unity, Ramón Veloz and many, many more!

Travel through time and let your heart beat and sing to the rhythms and melodies of changüí, punto guajiro, son montuno, danzón, rumba, guanguancó, conga, guaracha, bolero, mambo, cha cha chá, nueva trova, Cuban jazz, raggaeton, and much more!

At SYMPHONY SPACE: Broadway & 95th Street, NYC

Admission:*
Non-CCCNY Members: $100

CCCNY Members: $75 (Members should purchase their tickets for $100 at either the Symphony Space box office or through the link below. They will receive a $25 refund voucher at the congress.)
*Includes all formal presentations, films, and live entertainment, plus continental breakfast, drinks, and afternoon snack.

PURCHASE TICKETS AT THIS LINK: TICKETS FOR CUBA Y SU MÚSICA

For more information, write to: cccofny@aol.com
This event is presented in partnership with: Goya, Telemundo
In association with: Bacardi, Pepsico and Cubanisimo

And is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

With the promotional cooperation of: Diario de Cuba and HavanaNewYork.com

 

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