Banda Caribe Helsinki

Banda Caribe Helsinki plays traditional Cuban music styles such as rumba, salsa and son, bringing Caribbean rhythms within the earshot of the Helsinki Market Square. Composer and artistic director Daniel Baró has arranged several well-known Cuban popular music tunes into contemporary versions with a groove that compels you to dance. The group’s musicians live in the moment, always interacting with their audiences and dancers. Founded in 2018, the band offers Cuban music enthusiasts guaranteed enjoyment of their favourite music in the Esplanade Park, whether quietly listening from a park bench or by getting up and dancing!

Daniel Baró – acoustic guitar, vocals
Tero Toivanen – très guitar, backing vocals
Alexis Neyra – bongos, guiro, cowbell, electronic drum elements, backing vocals
Sami Pöyhönen – trumpet, maracas, foot bell, backing vocals

The concert is part of Etno-Espa festival in Esplanadi park