Cuba: Radio Progreso celebrates its 85 anniversary

“@Radio_Progreso is  #Cuba. 85 años with the people, with music, radio serials, news. Excellent programming, this phrase was posted in Facebook on behalf of the anniversary, which is obviously a celebration for the radio listeners, who from the first transmissions have been loyal to the station.

The unforgettable live presentations of Benny More and his band in the record studio that at present has his name, it was also recalled the radio serials that still has the preferences all over the country.

Radio Progreso is the venue of Aragon Orchestra as well as other orchestras directed by Rodrigo Prats, Adolfo Guzmán and Mario Romeu between 1961 and 1963. Cuban music has always been present in the programming of the station.

 Relevant personalities of the national radio have been part of the staff, such as Alberto Luberta, fouder of Alegrias de Sobremesa, National Radio Award and National Humor Award and Julio Batista, narrator, actor and journalist who has been the voice of program¨ Nuestro Jose Marti¨.

Many of its programs has been part of the history of the Cuban Radio. It is the case of programs Alegrias de Sobremesa, Por nuestros Campos y ciudades, La novella de las dos, Nocturno and Juventud 2000 with an important responsibility and cultural content in its messages for years.

IN this 92 anniversary of the Cuban Radio, our website wants to pay tribute to the Wave of Joy, with a great staff of professionals with long experience in the media as well as talented young people in this great adventure of the radio from the studios of Radio Progreso.

Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernandez


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