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Company Recordings and Musical Editions (EGREM) gave President Barack Obama a vinyl copy of the album Fantasy, by the orchestra Los Van Van.

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Cuban record label gives Obama vinyl copy of Los Van Van

Company Recordings and Musical Editions (EGREM) gave President Barack Obama a vinyl copy of the album Fantasy, by the orchestra Los Van Van.

This is the latest album from the famous Caribbean grouping, which also is the result of exchange Cuba- United States because it was produced by EGREM with Sony Music, as part of the agreements signed between the two seals in September 2015.

The CEO of the leading record company in the Caribbean country, Mario Escalona, ​​ brought the gift to President Barack Obama through his assistant Sarah Seck, who received it with a promise to give it to the president.

The US president attended an unprecedented US-Cuba business forum, held Monday and which was attended by about 200 businessmen and entrepreneurs of the two countries.

In addition to participating in the discussion sessions and discussion with President Obama, Escalona shared with his US counterparts at a meeting dedicated to art and culture, where the also intervened on the Cuban side the Deputy Minister of Culture, Fernando Rojas, the President of Artex Eladio Marrero and Cuban singer and actor, Yotuel, former member of the group Orishas.

Fantasy contains the last recording of the master Juan Formell, a glory of Cuban popular music, and is a symbol of the new period of relations between the two countries, as it is part of the collaboration to spread Cuban music on a global scale.

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