Over the last year the NEU has been conducting a nationwide appeal for new and secondhand instruments to support young Cuban musicians.
Cuba is famous for its music. Creative arts are fully integrated into the curriculum, and the country’s free music schools nurture the talent of thousands of skilled young musicians each year. While the commitment and teachers are plentiful, musical instruments and resources are often in short supply because of the impact of the ongoing US blockade.
I have been the Wales Regional coordinator for the appeal and today I picked up a huge car load of instruments from at Tonyrefail Community School. Lots of violins, guitars, flutes and other lovely instruments will be on the way to Cuba soon where they will be put to very good use. Many thanks Cymru Cuba for all their help in this campaign. Viva Cuba! 🇨🇺🇨🇺 🇨🇺