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Michel Hernández

Michel Hernández Sánchez (La Habana 1980). Cultural columnist for Granma. Degree in Social Communication from the University of Havana. He has published in magazines such as Punto Final  from Chile, Variopinto, Mexico, and the Cuban agency Prensa Latina. In 2007, he received the National Award in Cultural Journalism given by the Hermanos Saiz Association of Cuba. He specializes in issues related to Cuban and international contemporary music.

Haydée Milanés: “My father is certainly the greatest influence over my career.”

Fresh from winning multiple Lucas Awards for her video clip Canción fácil, Haydée Milanés talks with Cuban Art News about upcoming projects, singing with her father, and what makes an ideal performance space.

VIDEO – Cultura Profética: Puerto Rican Reggae in Havana

Earlier this summer, the reggae group Cultura Profética (Prophetic Culture) gave a short but high-powered performance in an open-air concert in the Plaza San Francisco de Asís, sharing the bill with the stellar Cuban duo Buena Fe. Music writer Michel Hernández gives his impressions of the concert.