Deep Roots’ Cuban folk, dance sound comes to Hue, Hanoi

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The Hanoitimes - Deep Roots troupe will bring its Cuban folk melodies to Hue Festival o­n Monday, Hanoi Opera House o­n April 20 and Military Theater in Hanoi o­n April 21.

The Hanoitimes - Deep Roots troupe will bring its Cuban folk melodies to Hue Festival o­n Monday, Hanoi Opera House o­n April 20 and Military Theater in Hanoi o­n April 21.

Deep Roots will introduce to audiences a colorful show, featuring Cuba’s musical history. Audiences will make a journey through different periods of African and Cuban culture, from colonial times with the appearance of black slaves o­n the South American island to animated Salsa dances.

The shows will bring audiences an insight into Yoruba religion with images of typical goddesses via rhythms, dances and costumes such as Eleggua, Yemaya Shango, Oshun and Oggun.

The Deep Roots troupe was founded in 1974 and is renowned worldwide. The troupe attracts audiences with its mixture of folk music and contemporary dance such as ballet, rumba, danzon, cha cha, mambo, bolero and salsa casino.

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