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Cubadisco Award given to Mexican interpreter Rosalía León

Cuban cultural authorities delivered this weekend one of the international prizes awarded by Cubadisco 2022 to the Mexican singer Rosalía León for her album Mexico I sing to you from Cuba.

The president of the Cuban Institute of Music (ICM), Indira Fajardo, and the president of Cubadisco, Jorge Gómez, were in charge of awarding the award in a private ceremony held at the Hotel Nacional, according to the media Cubadebate.

The Mexican artist had traveled to Havana to appear at the Cubadisco Awards Gala, which was to take place on May 14, postponed due to the official mourning decreed after the rescue operation for the victims of the Saratoga hotel explosion had concluded. , event in which 46 people lost their lives.

The album Mexico I sing to you from Cuba It was recorded live during a concert that the singer offered at the Theater of the National Museum of Fine Arts in 2018, the source specifies.

The island’s cultural authorities assured that this Cubadisco Award is not only a recognition of the album, but also of Rosalía León’s intention to maintain a close relationship with Cuba, its music and its artists.

“Thank you for always opening your heart to me and for this Cubadisco Award, which gives me seriousness and more credibility as a singer, as a singer-songwriter, as a guitarist,” Rosalía León said during the ceremony at the Hotel Nacional, quoted by CD.

According to this medium, a gala in the Avellaneda Hall of the National Theater, called “Cuba Vive”, will begin the presentations of Cubadisco 2022 tonight.

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