Gala to celebrate UNESCO's 70th Anniversary
With the restaging of the ballet Tula, inspired by the life and work of the renowned Cuban writer Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) and its director, Prima Ballerina Assoluta and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Alicia Alonso, will honor the seven decades of the foundation of UNESCO.
The ballet piece is choreographed by Alonso, drawing from a libretto by José Ramón Neyra. The music is composed by Juan Piñera while costume and stage designs are the work of Salvador Fernández.
The leading roles will be played by the first BNC dancers, Amaya Rodríguez and José Losada, seconded by principal dancers, soloists and artists.