Danza Contemporanea de Cuba celebrates 60th anniversary

Havana, Sep 29.- With a superproduction of Carmina Burana and a symphonic version by Sulkary, the company Danza Contemporanea de Cuba (DCC) is celebrating its 60th anniversary on Saturday.


According to playwright Marilyn Garbey, Cuba’s major contempoary dance company is an inexhaustible source of talent that has managed to interact with the latest trends in this art in the world, thanks to an efficient cultural management.

On Friday, the company opened the celebrations for its six decades of existence, and performances will continue on Saturday and Sunday, as well as on October 4, 5 and 6, at the Avellaneda Hall of Teatro Nacional de Cuba, in Havana.

Fernando Rojas, president of the National Council of Performing Arts, and Luis Morlotte, president of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), granted two awards to DCC and Teatro Nacional de Cuba for being two emblematic cultural institutions.

According to DCC Director Miguel Iglesias, some 318 dancers, 80 choreographers, 37 musicians and 42 assayers and teachers, totaling 660 artists, have belonged to the company since it was established. (Prensa Latina)