Bakhtiarova, Empires of the Habanera, 2002 | Catalonia | Spain

This weekend, Friday July 13, the tradition of Habaneras is celebrated in one of Torrevieja’s most fun events, the twentieth edition of Habaneras on the Beach. The event is free and attracts thousands of spectators who are treated to an evening of the most popular Habaneras songs. Bring your deck chair, your blankets, your picnic basket and enjoy the spectacle. All takes place at Playa del Semanario Vista Alegre - Special Edition for the 64th International Contest of Habaneras and Polyphony Bakhtiarova, Empires of the Habanera, 2002 - Free ebook download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read book online for free. Bakhtiarova, Empires of the Habanera, 2002 One of the most important dates in Torrevieja's cultural calendar is the International Habaneras and Polyphony Contest. The competition attracts around 800 choristers from all over the world who are keeping the tradition of the habanera alive. So what is a habanera? The habanera originated in Cuba in the 19th century with songs of a precise rhythm. Torrevieja sailors founds out about it during Xavier Montsalvatge is one of the most representitive names from the so-called "lost generation", between the one of the Spanish Republic and present-day composers. His work has had a large international projection and has become a reference point on the contemporary music scene. He first gained wide spread recognition in the 1940s with a set of songs called Cinco Canciones Negras (1945); they Politique de confidentialité FILMube . Cette politique de confidentialité s'applique aux informations que nous collectons à votre sujet sur (le «Site Web») et les applications FILMube et comment nous utilisons ces informations. These songs originated in the 19th century in Cuba and were a mix of folk dance style and African rhythms. They were brought back from Cuba by Catalan sailors at the time. Traditionally, Habaneras were sung by fishermen in the tavernas around the Costa Brava, but today, there are Habanera festivals taking place each summer in various villages around the region. There are usually two big And what better than a traditional habaneras (sailor songs) show and “Rom Cremat” (traditional alcoholic drink) to accompany a spectacular dinner. Come to Sailor Nights and enjoy a magical night full of music and gastronomy! BANDS ULTRAMAR (19/8) PORT-BO (20/8) PEIX FREGIT (21/8) ARJAU (22/8) SON DE L'HAVANA (23/8) PESCADORS DE L'ESCALA (24/8) BOIRA (25/8) CAVALL BERNAT (26/8) L'ESPINGARI Torrevieja. Torrevieja has the reputation of being THE “boom town” of Spain and with a resident population that once passed 100,000 (at one stage it rose by 50,000 in just 7 years!) it’s not difficult to see why it has this dubious claim to fame. What is even more astonishing is that the majority of these new torrevejenses are expats – primarily Brits, Irish and Scandinavians. These songs have put down deep roots in almost all coastal towns in Catalonia as well as inland, If you are in Barcelona and you want to visit any Habaneras concert, this weekend you will have the chance! Today Friday 8th of August, you will find an habaneras concert in Gran Casino Barcelona at 21.30h , performed by the group “Arjau”. Tomorrow Saturday 9th ofAugust, you will find in

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