The Mexican singer Eugenia Leondeserve a Latin Grammy Award For Musical Excellence in 2016, will be presented on Saturday At the Covarrubias Hall at the National Theater of Cuba.
The artist herself, through her official Facebook account, shared a post from her concert in Havana, sponsored by Ministry of Culture Islandas part of the activities of 30th International Book FairMexico hosted the guest of honor.
more than 2,400 people replied to the translator’s post From songs like “La Paloma” and “October Moon” and left messages of affection, as this will be their first show in Cuba in five years. “Welcome back, I love your music and I hope to come to the concert,” said one netizen.
“It’s great to have a concert there and give people some happiness, with the persecution they always live in and which forces them to flee to Miami or somewhere else”, “How lucky to be able to enjoy your voice and your presence! My best wishes to make it an unforgettable night for whoever They are there ”, other users of the social network added, “Blessing for her reception in Cuba, many successes at the party. ”
It was Leon’s first show on the island in 2017as part of Sixth meeting of popular voicesIt is a festival presided over by the Cuban singer Fragoso Algeria The occasion also featured the Spanish translator Rosana.
His relationship with Cuba is much older than his first concert in Cuba, because he included in his musical repertoire songs of the country’s top composers, among the singer-songwriter. Paul Milanes. He has also covered songs by famous Latin American musicians such as Vito Baez, Victor Jara and Juan Manuel Serrat.
The Mexican singer is considered one of the most important singers in her country and has more than 30 albums to her credit, including I love you that wayAnd tyrants Mexican heart. Her nation’s authorities have awarded her so many times that she has even named the theater of the Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Cultural Center, in the Mexican municipality of Tlalnepantla, in her honor. Where was the singer born in 1956.
“In my life I have but one word: gratitude, which has the same Latin root as thank you; thank you, thank you very much! Tlanipantla has always been a place of meeting and passing. Arrival, departure Here a young man from Veracruz and a woman from Queretaro come from abroad and meet; her love creates Offspring, and in it … I. My childhood is full of images, sounds, smells and flavors of the regional Tlanpantla region, and therefore it is charming, ”said the translator on that occasion.
Leon is famous for the strange timbre of her voice, classified as mezzo soprano by professionals. His first big performance was in 1984, when he won first place OTI أغنية Song Festivalwhich also predicted his international career.
The artist has strong political views in favor of Latino immigrants and He opposed the visit of former US President Donald Trump to his country in 2018At the invitation of the then president Enrique Pena Nieto.
“I do not wish to send messages to politicians, but it is unacceptable to invite Trump, and with him we will continue to suffer from looting, he is a bad example for new generations, the example of lies and corruption, we have to change. This structure is for anyone who aspires to any government,” he declared at the time.
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