Here’s a Caribbean Beer and Cuban Music Combo

Here’s a Caribbean Beer and Cuban Music Combo

Presidente beer today announced an official partnership with Gente de Zona, the most popular Cuban music duo in the world. The official partnership will have a dedicated focus on Hispanic consumers primarily residing in the eastern United States. The musical duo, famous for its raggaeton sound, found its first international success following their collaboration with Enrique … Read more

Premiere of “The Forbidden Shore” At the DC Film Festival

Premiere of “The Forbidden Shore” At the DC Film Festival

The DC Film Festival this month featured the premiere of Ron Chapman’s “The Forbidden Shore”. Director Ron Chapman and his documentary capture five decades of Cuban cultural, artistic, and political stories through music.  More than 40 concerts and interviews are featured throughout the film. Forbidden Shore Trailer from CHAPMAN PRODUCTIONS on Vimeo. Award-winning filmmaker, Ron … Read more

VIDEO: Guantanamera, Cuba’s Most Famous Song

The word “Guantanamera” translates into, “girl from Guantánamo.” The song was originally written by José Fernández, who used it in his radio programs. Some claim Herminio “El Diablo” García Wilson should be credited as a co-composer. Fernández claimed the song was about a woman who rejected his romantic interest.  Garcia claimed the song describes an … Read more