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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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  • Cuban Film Institute Celebrates 52nd Anniversary

    Cuban Film Institute Celebrates 52nd Anniversary

    Havana, Cuba, Mar 25.- The Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) celebrated this Thursday its 52nd anniversary with new projects for film heritage conservation and the opening of the Studios of Audiovisual Edition. The central unit of digitalization and a lab to recover cin…
  • The Cuban Film Los Dioses Rotos Screened in Canada

    The Cuban Film Los Dioses Rotos Screened in Canada

    Havana, Cuba, Mar 25.- The Cuban film “Los Dioses Rotos”, by young filmmaker Ernesto Daranas, was shown with success in the 15th Latin American Film Festival of Ottawa, under way until March 27. On this occasion, the event, which opened its doors on March 16 and is organized by the Latin A…
  • 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 …
  • New Album by Carlos Varela with American Musicians

    New Album by Carlos Varela with American Musicians

    Cuba, Mar 4.- The singer-songwriter Carlos Varela will record his next album in collaboration with US and Latin American musicians. We will work with few luxuries, but with excellent musicians, said Varela, whose record productions have captivated music lovers in America and Europe.Varela defend…
  • Patricio Ballagas: a Cultural Icon in Camagüey

    Patricio Ballagas: a Cultural Icon in Camagüey

    By Juan G. Mendoza Medina / Journalism Student.

    Ironically the song “Te vi como las flores”, written by Camaguey-born traditional singer-sonwriter Patricio Ballagas Palacio, was sung for the first time on February 15, 1920, the day he drew his last breath. Thereafter, the song was renamed “Adiós a la vida” (Farewell to Life).

  • Cuban Vedette Maria de los Angeles Santana Passed Away in Havana

    Cuban Vedette Maria de los Angeles Santana Passed Away in Havana

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 8.- Cuban vedette Maria de los Angeles Santana passed away in Havana on Monday night at the age of 96.

    The renowned actress and singer, born in Havana, began her prolific career in the 1930s when she was hired by Peliculas Cubanas S.A. to participate in the 1938 film ‘Romance del Palmar’ by Ramon Peon Garcia. In the following years, she participated in ‘Mi tia de America’, ‘Estampas
    habaneras’ and Cancionero cubano.’

  • Buena Fe to Perform in Venezuela, Argentina, Spain and the US

    Buena Fe to Perform in Venezuela, Argentina, Spain and the US

    Holguin, Cuba, Jan 18.- Israel Rojas, director of the Cuban group Buena Fe announced on Monday in this city that it will perform in Venezuela, Argentina, Spain and the United States in 2011, as part of its  international tour.

  • Casa de las Americas 2011 Literature Award Opens

    Casa de las Americas 2011 Literature Award Opens

    Havana, Jan. 17.- Events for the Casa de las Americas 2011 Literature Prize begin Monday, with the official formation of the jury and opening remarks by Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera and Peruvian anthropologist Stefano Varese.

  • Wax Statues of Che and Cespedes to Be Exhibited at Bayamo’s Museum

    Wax Statues of Che and Cespedes to Be Exhibited at Bayamo’s Museum

    Bayamo, Cuba, Jan 17.- Statues of Cuban independence hero Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, known as the Forefather of the Homeland, and Argentinean-born Ernesto Che Guevara, will be part of the collection of the Wax Museum of Bayamo, the only one of its type in the country. Museum specialist Ismarys Lo…
  • Cuban Dancer Loipa Araujo to Receive French Legion of Honor Medal

    Cuban Dancer Loipa Araujo to Receive French Legion of Honor Medal

    HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 11.- The Cuban dancer, Loipa Araujo, was awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal, the highest award given by the government of this European nation, reports Prensa Latina news agency. The French ambassador to Cuba, Jean Mendelson, pointed out that for more than four decades Ara…