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  • Mexican composer Armando Manzanero dies

    Mexican composer Armando Manzanero dies

    Shared from Social Media   “I perceived as never before that Armando Manzanero was a man of the people, that is why I am very sorry for his death,” said President López Obrador, who thus canceled his morning press conference. The Mexican singer-songwriter and composer Armando Manzanero, known as the king of romanticism and president

  • The story behind José Feliciano’s Christmas classic

    The story behind José Feliciano’s Christmas classic

    How ‘Feliz Navidad’ Became a Christmas Classic & Latin Music Groundbreaker   by the El Reportero‘s news services Read the story behind José Feliciano’s Christmas classic in this excerpt from “Decoding Despacito: An Oral History of Latin Music,” written by Billboard’s Leila Cobo José Feliciano’s classic “Feliz Navidad” turned 50 years old this year, a

  • Ibero-American Culture Festival to be held in Cuba

    Ibero-American Culture Festival to be held in Cuba

    by the El Reportero‘s news services   With the participation of representatives from over 15 countries, the 26th edition of the Ibero-American Culture Festival will be held from October 24 to 28 in Holguin, Cuba. From its traditional headquarters, the Casa de Iberoamerica (House of Ibero-America), the event will meet through its different digital platforms,

  • Quino, the creator of Mafalda, dies   

    Quino, the creator of Mafalda, dies  

    The world of culture mourns the death of the artist   by the El Reportero‘s news services   Quino died, but Mafalda will be immortal. The Argentine cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado, a name that said little because he was known worldwide as Quino, died this Wednesday at the age of 88 in Mendoza, his hometown,

  • Chiapas through the eyes of Akio Hanafuji, who came to paint and never left

    Chiapas through the eyes of Akio Hanafuji, who came to paint and never left

    Japanese-born artist depicts Mexico’s local cultures from a unique perspective   by Leigh Thelmadatter   Mexico captivates hundreds upon hundreds of artists from the Americas and Europe, no surprise there. But it has held a strong fascination for Japanese artists as well despite, or perhaps because of, the huge cultural differences. Akio Hanafuji is a

  • El cantante salvadoreño Álvaro Torres completa gira de conciertos en Cuba

    El cantante salvadoreño Álvaro Torres completa gira de conciertos en Cuba

    por los servicios de cable de El Reportero El cantante y com­positor salvadoreño Ál­varo Torres concluyó el 30 de diciembre, en Cuba, su gira de conciertos con la presentación de su fonograma más reciente. Invitado por la Compa­ñía de Grabaciones y Edi­ciones Musicales (Egrem), el artista protagonizó cuatro conciertos en la isla cari­beña en los