Cuban National Ballet to Hold Gala on New Year

The Cuban National Ballet, directed by prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, will hold its traditional gala on January 1st, to mark a new anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution.

The presentation will take place at the García Lorca Hall of Havana’s Grand Theater.

The event’s program also includes the presentation of the winner of the Grand Theater Annual Award in 2010.

The organizers will also announce the artists that will be included in the Book of Honor.

The ballet company will perform the trilogy of choreographies by Alicia Alonso: Improntu Lecuona, the adagio of the second act of Swan Lake and The Magic Flute, with designs by Ricardo Reymena and light works by Rudy Artiles.

The company closed this year with presentations on December 25 and 26.

During 2010, the Cuban National Ballet Company has performed on several stages in Cuba and around the world, while also carrying out many activities to celebrate Alicia’s 90th birthday.

Source Cubarte

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