Banco Popular, the largest banking institute in Puerto Rico, offers it's public to perpetuate the musical traditions of Puerto Rico and Latin America with the brand new collection titled, Cuba Y Puerto Rico Son.
This album is about the things Puerto Rico and Cuba have in common culturally and features artists like Ruben Blades, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Marc Anthony and more.
A tradition began in 1993 that celebrates it's 23rd edition this year. Known as the Banco Popular music special musical, the special is a gift Popular (the largest banking institute in Puerto Rico) offers it's public to perpetuate the musical traditions of Puerto Rico and Latin America. This collection has featured local and international artists with the caliber of Ruben Blades, Juan Luis Guerra, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Juanes and Marc Anthony among others.
In addition to promoting our traditions, these music specials serve as a platform to support, through the sale of the CD and DVDs, the organizations, schools and communities sponsored by the Banco Popular Foundation. Proceeds are donated to organizations that promote music education among our children and youth.
The 2015 musical production is about the things Puerto Rico and Cuba have in common in musical, cultrual and physical terms. A journey through the beautiful landscapes of Cuba and Puerto Rico will transport the viewer to both countries to enjoy both music and unique landscapes of both Caribbean countries. The special shows not only iconic places, but unique collaborations among Puerto Rican and Cuban artists performing together for the first time to delight audiences with musical arrangements that are innovative and different.
As part of this new production, viewers will also enjoy one of the songs played by Cultura Profética in their first and only concert, so far, on Cuban soil. The group's performeance of the song "Te doy una canción" (I Give You A Song) in the particular rhythm style that characterizes the band makes a very special collector's piece.
Salsa also has it's special place and what better way to show it than with the talent of several renowned performers from both countries, including Pirulo and his Tribe with Alexander Abreu & Havana D'Primera, Charlie Aponte together with Aimee Nuviola and singer Isaac Delgado joining Juan Pablo Diaz
This special makes the reality of a musical union of both countries a historic moment.
The special: Cuba and puerto Rico
The music special Cuba and Puerto Rico has a DVD which presents 57 minutes of music and interviews that reflect the musical similarities of both islands.
A CD that includes additional musical hits accompanies the DVD.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 05 October, 2015.