Proyecto Multicultural Las Americas is creating a video film documentary to educate the youth about music and the arts. Recently they invited to Miami a Cuban artist living in Cuba to come share his music and his unique experiences with music. Yonni Fernando is an artist from Cuba filled with a family legacy in the arts. His dad paints and he is a singer. He sings from the heart and will be performing in Miami several times sharing his music and his love of life. He shared in his own words what his music means to him and documenting his experience of visiting America from Cuba to share the evolution of the Cuban artist.
Proyecto Multicultural Las Americas has a school project. They want to film and document artists in the arts and music so kids can learn about topics like the Evolution of Cuban Music. They also want to educate on the music and art of diverse places in the American continent. You can explore more about Cuban Music and other music from other regions at their site: http://elproyectomulticulturallasameric.weebly.com/ . You can explore this short documentary film with your kids and discuss music .
You can read more on the Proyecto Multicultural Las Americas on Facebook at : https://www.facebook.com/ProyectoMulticulturalLasAmericas . Yonni has already participated in the Miami show Minuto de Fama and has played at Cuba Ocho in Little Havana. You can explore more of this documentary clip about his music and the music of Cuba with your home school family. You can seek out books and resources as well at the Wilkes County Public Library. You can explore on the Caribbean sounds and the evolution of music in Cuba.