International Concert Against the Blockade

US-Cuba Normalization International Conference

Cultural Performers

El Septeto Santiaguero, Pablo Menendez and Mezcla, Moncada, Telmary, Alexander Abreu, Nancy Morejon, Jack Hirschman, El Jones, Jane Bunnett, Rebel Diaz, Brothers RodStarz, G1, Arturo O'Farrill,...and more!

El Septeto Santiaguero

Two times Grammy award winners

Pablo Menendez and Mezcla

A blend of Cuban music styles, jazz, afro, rock and salsa

Grupo Moncada

Energetic,revolutionary rock and pop appealing to youth and people in general

Telmary

Female rapper representing Cuban women engaging with their times

Alexander Abreu

Popular Cuban Timba Group

Nancy Morejon One of Cuba's finest poets - based at Casa de las Americas

Nancy Morejon

One of Cuba's finest poets - based at Casa de las Americas

Jack Hirschman – Poet, former poet laureate of San Francisco

Jack Hirschman

Poet, former poet laureate of San Francisco

El Jones – spoken word artist, former poet laureate of Halifax, Canada

El Jones

Spoken word artist, former poet laureate of Halifax, Canada

Jane Bunnett – Acclaimed Jazz Musician from Toronto, Canada

Jane Bunnett

Acclaimed Jazz Musician from Toronto, Canada

Rebel Diaz Brothers RodStarz and G1 - revolutionary rap from the South Bronx with Chilean roots

Rebel Diaz , Brothers RodStarz and G1

Revolutionary rap from the South Bronx with Chilean roots

Mexico born composer, pianist and educator, who has won six Grammys for his Afro-Latin jazz

Six-time Grammy winner, composer, pianist, educator, Arturo O’Farrill is the founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, a performance, education and preservation organization that serves marginalized NYC schoolchildren, and supports performing, touring and recording ensembles.r He received the  2018 Grammy award for best instrumental composition Three Revolutions composed in collaboration with Chucho Valdes the famous Cuban pianist. He has performed all over the world and is the recipient of important commissions and grants from innumerable organizations. He is on the faculty of The Manhattan School of Music and holds an honorary doctorate from Tufts University.

Normand Raymond – Singer-songwriter, musician, poet, translator and a member of the Artistes pour la paix du Québec board of directors, as an anti-imperialist and social justice activist living in Montréal, Canada, he is also a long-time supporter of the Cuban Revolution.

Normand Raymond

Singer-songwriter, musician, poet, translator and a member of the Artistes pour la paix du Québec board of directors, as an anti-imperialist and social justice activist living in Montréal, Canada, he is also a long-time supporter of the Cuban Revolution.