Cuba and Spain win Alonso choreography prizes
The works “El crimen fue en Granada” by Cuban choreographer and dancer Irene Rodríguez and “Hasta donde?” by Spanish-Israeli Sharon Fridman jointly won top honors in the 8th Alicia Alonso Iberoamerican Choreography Competition, known as CIC-2012, it was announced over the weekend in Havana. The CIC is sponsored by the Author Foundation of Spain’s General Society of Authors and Editors (SGAE) and the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), and its honorary president is Cuban dancer and choreographer Alicia Alonso. Competing for the prize this time around were 42 choreographic compositions from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Spain, Mexico and Venezuela. The panel of judges was headed by BNC dancer Anett Delgado and unanimously awarded the prize, local media reported. The judges emphasized………….
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