TEN CURIOSITIES OF THE GRAND THE­A­TER OF HA­VA­NA ALI­CIA ALON­SO

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Now that the twenty-sixth edi­ti­on of the In­ter­na­ti­o­nal Fes­ti­val of Ballet in­vi­tes us, it would be go­od to re­mem­ber ten curiosities of the Grand The­a­ter of Ha­va­na Ali­cia Alon­so, the he­ad­quar­ters of the Na­ti­o­nal Ballet of Cu­ba (NBC) sin­ce 1965.

Sin­ce its ope­ning it has had ot­her na­mes, such as Grand Na­ti­o­nal The­a­ter, Es­tra­da Pal­ma The­a­ter and Gar­cía Lor­ca The­a­ter. In­si­de its ro­oms are the na­mes of gre­at in­te­llec­tu­als such as the Spa­nish po­et Fe­de­ri­co Gar­cía Lor­ca, the com­po­ser and per­for­mer Er­nes­to Le­cu­o­na and the wri­ter Ale­jo Car­pen­ti­er.

The most pres­ti­gi­ous fi­gu­res and com­pa­ni­es of ballet, ope­ra and in­ter­na­ti­o­nal dra­ma, mu­si­ci­ans and ar­tists of the show bu­si­ness have pa­ra­ded for its pros­ce­ni­um. The GTH has al­so be­en the ho­me of the Na­ti­o­nal Ly­ric The­a­ter and the Spa­nish Ballet of Cu­ba. It is true that one hun­dred and eighty ye­ars are many li­ves wit­hin the pano­ra­ma of the world per­for­ming arts. Is lu­net­tes will guard with sus­pi­ci­on ot­her sig­ni­fi­cant curiosities, per­haps sto­ri­es of lo­vers or ma­gi­cal mo­ments only the­re li­ved.

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