|Cuban Singer Wins Prize at Slavic Festival|
|Written by ACN|
|Wednesday, 18 July 2012 08:16|
HAVANA, Cuba.-Cuban singer Lucelia Roldan received on Tuesday in Minsk the Vladimir Mulyavin Prize, granted by the Byelorussian Culture Ministry to artistic quality, for her interpretation of the piece Vasikovoye Nieva.
At the 21 st Contest of Young Performers of Pop Song, Vitebsk 2012, attended by artists from 20 nations, Roldan also won the prize to best interpretation of an international piece, given by Ukrainian composer and producer Yuri Kvelenkov, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
The singer also won the prizes granted by the Byelorussian companies Belrwest and Pridvinie.
Russian critic Serguei Sosedov told the press that the Cuban artist radiated sweetness, with her melodious and powerful voice.
This is the third time that Cuba participates in the Slavic Festival of Vitebsk, which emerged in 1995 under the sponsorship of Byelorussian President Alexander Lukashenko and became the country's most important cultural event.