The festival has invited 27 Cuban music bands such as Los Van Van, Bamboleo and Havana D'Primera as well as foreign musicians. Cuban musician Maykel Blanco, president of the salsa festival, said that the event will unite dancers from across the world.
"Cuba opens its music doors to those who want to dance with us. We share our joy and hearts with first-time and returning visitors," he said, adding that the event features music concerts, salsa classes and DJ presentations, along with sales of CDs and magazines.
"We will perform high-quality music for salsa music lovers. I am certain this fantastic festival will bring a positive outcome," Salsa music artist Haila Maria Mompie said.
A propósito del Festival de la Salsa 2023 ��
"A Cuba arribaron más de 1 400 000 negros africanos, los reyes del ritmo, una verdadera potencia musical".