In Spanish class, we are just beginning a chapter that focuses on Cuba. With all of the recent developments between Cuba and the U.S., I thought this song was just perfect to help me introduce the chapter.
Here’s what I like about “Vivo La Vida”:
- Cuba: It’s awesome to give kids the possibility of seeing into a country that before we didn’t have much information about. The video is set up like a documentary / news clip, so it’s neat to see local musicians, dancers (and even antique cars) in Havana.
- Merengue: Great music/dancing.
- An Optional Accompanying Article: Here’s an article People En Español did about the making of the video.
Here’s the video:
Here’s the lyrical video: