Among the surprises that impress foreigners the most when attending classical ballet performances in Cuba are the quality of its male and female dancers, the polished staged performances, the dancing culture of the local people, and the singular and intense way of enjoying it all. Since 1948, one question has been in the air amidst dance critics, iconic European and … [Read more...] about Alicia Alonso. The miracle of classical ballet on the island of rumba.
About Raquel Mayedo
Havana, 1958. She graduated in Classical Ballet at the National Art School (ENA in Spanish) and has a Bachelor Degree in Theater Arts from the University of Arts (ISA), were she also worked as a teacher. Raquel was the Press Attaché for Alicia Alonso and the Cuban National Ballet between 1990 and 1998. For many years she has been one of the most important Cuban TV anchors for high rating shows on art, culture and entertainment.