¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival


The ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival takes place from April 22-28, 2018, at the New York City Center. Highlights of this festival includes debut performances of Carlos Acosta’s company, Acosta Danza, on April 25-27, and a closing concert with Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.

¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival  is a celebration of the rich and vibrant artists of Cuba featuring dancemusictalks, master classes, and a special Festival Kickoff at The Greene Space.

On April 25­–27, international superstar Carlos Acosta’s company, Acosta Danza, performs a diverse selection of pieces that capture the energy of this island nation.

The Festival closes on April 28 with an evening of Afro-Cuban music curated by and featuring six-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, with a cavalcade of special guests who illuminate the best of traditional Cuban music through modern innovation.

In addition to the performances on the mainstage, the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival features a series of intimate talks and master classes from some of its artists and special guests—offering an up-close look at the work of the inspiring Cuban and Latino dance artists, musicians, and performers of our time.

For more information, see https://www.nycitycenter.org/events-tickets/AdelanteCuba/

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