Compañía Ballet Folclórico de Oriente

This 48 strong dance and music group represent the Afro-Franco-Haitian-Cuban origin found in Cuba’s eastern (Oriente) provinces. Their vast repertoire includes the Afro-Cuban manifestations brought to the island by Africans of Congo/Bantu and Yoruba traditions, as well as the strong influences of the Afro-Haitian migration to this part of Cuba. The ensemble’s choreographies include gagá, vodún, santería, tumba francesa, rumba, son, merengue haitiano and tumba francesa.