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A Tale of the Forest

This musical features a talkative spirit who narrates a story about the love between two forces of nature. He instroduces the audience into a world of rhythms and colors. In his own funny way, this character lectures about the natural beauty of planet Earth.

The piece portrays the culture of the Yoruba ethnic group which was brough to Cuba during the era of slavery. Afro-Cubans have preserved Yoruba cultural traditions from generation to generation.