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Santa Cruz expands its cultural programming in the neighborhoods with ‘Mujeres en Canto’

“Mujeres en Canto is a commitment to bring cultural activity out of the center of Santa Cruz. Not everything has to be done at the Teatro Guimerá”. This is how the councilor for culture of the capital, Gladis de León, defends the implementation of the pilot program women in song, with which four artists will offer, from this Thursday, as many concerts with the aim of extending cultural activity beyond the center. “At the moment we are starting with these four concerts that, if they work as we hope, we will repeat with other activities throughout the year to bring culture closer to the neighborhoods of Santa Cruz”, adds the to advise.

The first of these concerts will take place tomorrow, February 17, during which Marianne Robiou will perform at the premises of the Association du quartier Ruyman, in the La Salud district. The concert will start at 7:00 p.m. and will have a limited capacity. Robiou is a singer-songwriter of French origin with more than 10 years of career, who will offer a wide musical repertoire that she interprets in five languages.

The second concert will take place on Friday, February 25, at 5:00 p.m., at the Roque Negro Neighborhood Association, in Anaga, in which the voice duo Morimoto Sisters, made up of Satomi and Emiko Morimoto, two Japanese sisters, who They incorporate music from East and West to their repertoires, they will offer a sample of their virtuosity both with their voice and with the piano.

The third meeting of this cycle will feature Fabiola Socas, who will perform on Friday, March 18 at the Nuevo Obrero Neighborhood Association, in Ofra. There, at 7:00 p.m., the Canarian will tour her most famous repertoire, from her facet as a singer to her commitment to styles such as Jazz or the pop.

The last gig of women in song, on March 24, will be carried out by Carla Vega, in the Association of the 7 islands, in the South-West district. It will start at 7:00 p.m. Vega has so far developed her career within more traditional folklore, although she has evolved, as she herself admits, into more modern music.