Cuban musician and Fabrica del Arte Cubano founder X Alfonso at the National YoungArts Foundation. He is sitting on a chair by Cuban artisans Jose Antonio Villa and Raiko Valladares
Cuban musician and Fabrica del Arte Cubano founder X Alfonso at the National YoungArts Foundation. He is sitting on a chair by Cuban artisans Jose Antonio Villa and Raiko Valladares
Cuban musician and Fabrica del Arte Cubano founder X Alfonso at the National YoungArts Foundation. He is sitting on a chair by Cuban artisans Jose Antonio Villa and Raiko Valladares

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