El Gran Teatro Havana, Cuba

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View at the Gran Teatro and Inglaterra Hotel. The Gran Teatro de La Habana, was officially opened in 1838 in Havana, Cuba, although its first presentation occurred on November, 1837. Today it is the permanent headquarters of the National Ballet of Cuba and the main stage for the International Ballet Festival of Havana. The building was demolished in 1914 to open the way to the one that currently exists, an exponent in the German neo-baroque architecture style in Havana. The theatre is adorned with a stone and marble statue. There are also sculptural pieces by Giuseppe Moretti, representing allegories depicting benevolence, education, music and theatre. The current building construction began in 1908, was opened in 1915 with an opera season offered by important lyrical figures of the time. It was not until 1985, and as initiative of the prima ballerina Alicia Alonso that the building was renamed and became the Great Theatre of Havana.
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Joop Greypink

Latitude: 23° 8' 13" N, Longitude: 82° 21' 32" W see »

Location: Cuba

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