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Young Cubans turn to music for income

Youngsters are increasingly embracing music as country moves towards a more market-friendly economy.
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2013 07:14

Since President Raul Castro announced a range of economic reforms two years ago, Cubans have starting looking for new ways to make a living.

Teachers at the National Music School in Havana say more young people are turning to music as a way of making a living.

Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the Cuban capital.

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