Areito (record label)

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AreitoAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_0_0
Parent companyAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_1_0 EGREMAreito (record label)_cell_0_1_1
FoundedAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_2_0 1964 (1964)Areito (record label)_cell_0_2_1
DefunctAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_3_0 1996 (1996)Areito (record label)_cell_0_3_1
GenreAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_4_0 Cuban musicAreito (record label)_cell_0_4_1
Country of originAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_5_0 CubaAreito (record label)_cell_0_5_1
LocationAreito (record label)_header_cell_0_6_0 Calle San Miguel No. 410, Centro Habana, HavanaAreito (record label)_cell_0_6_1

Areito is a Cuban record label founded in 1964 as the primary imprint of EGREM, which is based in Havana. Areito (record label)_sentence_0

Areito is named after the recording studio from which the vast majority of its catalog stems, which in turn was named after the Taíno ritual of the same name. Areito (record label)_sentence_1

Prior to the nationalization of the Cuban music industry in 1961, the studio was property of the Panart record label. Areito (record label)_sentence_2

Since the 1960s, Areito/EGREM has been the main music company in Cuba, managing most of the recording, manufacture and distribution of albums, EPs and singles in the country. Areito (record label)_sentence_3

Areito's counterpart in eastern Cuba is Siboney. Areito (record label)_sentence_4

Both imprints, Areito and Siboney, were discontinued by EGREM in 1996. Areito (record label)_sentence_5

EGREM's studios in Havana are still called Estudios Areito. Areito (record label)_sentence_6

International distribution Areito (record label)_section_0

During the mid to late 1960s, the international distribution of Areito LPs and EPs was handled by Palma, a short-lived imprint organized by EGREM. Areito (record label)_sentence_7

In the 1970s, Palma was replaced by Guamá, an imprint launched by EGREM to commercialize Cuban music around the world. Areito (record label)_sentence_8


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