A.- A concert of Cecilia Todd and Cuban troubadours closed Tuesday delivery act Noel Nicola Music Award at the famed Venezuelan folklore, in the Che Guevara Hall of the Casa de las Américas.
With a rich history, along with the song dedicated to the Latin American peoples, honor has spread the sound art of his country for half a century on scenes from different latitudes.
Internationally respected for his professional work as a vocalist with extensive recordings and an expert performer of the Venezuelan Cuatro, Todd managed to combine the finest music techniques with the traditional word of the communities in her nation.
Global surveys rank Cecilia Todd's first album, Pajarillo Verde, among the top 100 albums of the 20th century, which he recorded at the age of 21.
The singer-songwriter participated in concerts and recordings of productions of musicians from different countries, such as Joan Manuel Serrat, Chico Buarque, Astor Piazzolla, Silvio Rodriguez, Pablo Milanes, Mercedes Sosa and Liuba Maria Hevia.
The Noel Nicola Prize is named in honor of one of the founders of Nueva Trova Cubana and was created by the Ibero-American Canto de Todos, the Barnasants Song Festival and the Cuban Music Institute.
The first lauro edition took place in 2015, when the Uruguayan singer-songwriter Daniel Viglietti. They also received the recognition of others Silvio Rodríguez and Vicente Feliú.
The Minister of Culture, Ernesto Villegas, congratulated Todd for this recognition he had received.