OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

The Cuban National Ballet, directed by Alicia Alonso, with prima ballerina Yanela Piñera and lead dancer Camilo Ramos, will participate in the 20th International Ballet Gala, held September 27-28, in the Grand Opera House in Dortmund, Germany. The Cuban dancers will perform the pas de deux El Corsario (choreographed by Alicia Alonso, based on the original by Marius Petipa, with music by Riccardo Drigo and costume by Salvador Fernández). In their two performances they will share the stage with figures from the San Francisco Ballet, the Royal Ballet of London, Staatsballet of Berlin and the Norwegian National Ballet, among other important companies. Meanwhile, choreographer Eduardo Blanco will be working in the Republic of Honduras, at the School of Art in the city of San Pedro de Sula, at the invitation of the school’s directors. (SE)