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Monday, October 15, 2018

Culture / Dance


  • Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater to Honor Alicia Alonso

    Moscow’s Bolshoi Theater to Honor Alicia Alonso

    Havana, Cuba, June 30.- The Bolshoi Theater of Moscow will pay tribute in August to prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso for her brilliant contribution to classic dance, sources of  Cuba’s National Ballet Company (BNC) informed. On August 2, the Muscovite coliseum will offer a special gala t…
  • Cuba's National Ballet Triumphs in USA

    Cuba's National Ballet Triumphs in USA

    Los Angeles, Jun 18.- The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) pleasantly impressed critics in the California city of Costa Mesa "with its well-articulated, splendid and exuberant dance" and its "elegant and vivacious" dancers. That was how Laura Bleigber of the Angeles Times newspaper described the per…
  • Cuban National Ballet on Tour around Brazil in July

    Cuban National Ballet on Tour around Brazil in July

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 14.- The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) will travel in July to Brazil for the premiere outside of the Caribbean nation of “La leyenda del agua grande”, a piece on a Guarani story about the origin of the Iguazu falls. Sources of the BNC told ACN that it will be the first occasio…
  • Cuban National Ballet Amazes the Audience in New York

    Cuban National Ballet Amazes the Audience in New York

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 13.- The performance by the Cuban National Ballet (BNC) of the piece “La magia de la danza” (The magic of dance) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music of New York was very well received with endless round of applauses and “Long live Cuba!” shouting. The director of the com…
  • Cuban National Ballet Warmly Welcomed in Washington DC

    Cuban National Ballet Warmly Welcomed in Washington DC

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 2.- Long rounds of applause, standing ovations and other warm expressions of delight were offered by the public to the Cuban National Ballet (BNC) on Tuesday night at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC, during the opening night of a one-month tour of the company aroun…
  • Performance of Danza Contemporanea in New York Was a Success

    Performance of Danza Contemporanea in New York Was a Success

    Havana, Cuba, May 13.- Long standing ovations and applauses crowned the successful performance this week of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba at the Joyce Theater in New York. The famous theater was packed with people looking to see the performance of the Cuban contemporary dance company founded by Ram…
  • Cuba Honors 2010 National Literature Award Winner Daniel Chavarria

    Cuba Honors 2010 National Literature Award Winner Daniel Chavarria

    Holguin, Cuba, May 5.- The Cuban-Uruguayan writer, Daniel Chavarria, 2010 National Literature Award Winner, was honored in Cuba by the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS) of the eastern province of Holguin, with the Venga la Esperanza Prize.     The ceremony took place in the provincial headquart…
  • World Premiere by Cuban National Ballet Expected for Friday

    World Premiere by Cuban National Ballet Expected for Friday

    Havana, Cuba, May 4.- The choreography “Cuba inside a piano” by Eduardo Blanco will premiered worldwide on Friday, May 6, by the Cuban National Ballet at the Grand Theater of Havana as part of La Huella de España Festival. The ballet that lasts about 10 minutes is interpreted by emerging fig…
  • Seattle Beat the Drum for Afro-Cuban Bands

    Seattle Beat the Drum for Afro-Cuban Bands

    Havana, Cuba, Apr 1.- Two of the best Cuban folkloric bands — Los Muñequitos de Matanzas and Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars — will perform in Seattle within the next few days. The 59-year-old Cuba-based Muñequitos’s concert is scheduled for Sunday at the Meany Theater, Univer…
  • Cuban Dancer Viengsay Valdes in New York Ballet Gala

    Cuban Dancer Viengsay Valdes in New York Ballet Gala

    New York, Mar, 22.- Cuban Dancer Viengsay Valdes will perform Tuesday in the gala "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" at New York City Center. Her partner for the Don Quixote pas de deux will be Russian dancer Ivan Vasiliev, in a piece that demands precision and shine. Choreography is by …