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Thursday, May 24, 2018

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  • The Conga Room, in L.A., Beats the Drums for Cuba’s Orquesta Aragon

    The Conga Room, in L.A., Beats the Drums for Cuba’s Orquesta Aragon

    Havana, Cuba, Oct 11.- With an amazing 70-year-standing career, the legendary Orquesta Aragon, from Cuba, returns to Los Angeles, US, after a 10-year-long absence, for a single concert at The Conga Room, on October 13, according to a press release by the nightclub. Multitudes across Europe, the C…
  • Cubans pay tribute to rock legend John Lennon

    Cubans pay tribute to rock legend John Lennon

    The Yellow Submarine Cultural Center, belonging to the Cuban arts company Artex, will pay tribute to John Lennon on his 71th birthday with a group of Cuban rock bands over the weekend and on Sunday, October 9th. A lineup of musicians who have been able to keep the Beatle flame alive throughout th…
  • Cuban Theatre Company Touring United States

    Cuban Theatre Company Touring United States

    Havana, Cuba, Oct 7.- The Cuban Theatre company La Luna is touring United States and its first stage will be the University City Winston-Salem in North Caroline. Later, the Cuban company is scheduled to premiere a bilingual version of the popular play "Delirio Habanero" by Cuban dramaturge Albert…
  • CD dedicated to the Virgin of Charity under production

    CD dedicated to the Virgin of Charity under production

    An album dedicated to Cuba’s Patron Saint, the Virgin of Charity, is currently in the post-production process by the ARTEX Company BisMusic.

  • Cuban Film “Ticket to Paradise” Honored in Biarritz

    Cuban Film “Ticket to Paradise” Honored in Biarritz

    The Cuban film “Boleto al Paraiso” (Ticket to Paradise), by producer Gerardo Chijona, was honored with the Audience Award during the closing ceremony of the 20th Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema 2011, in France. According to a relase by the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC…
  • Cuban Musicians to Give Concert Dedicated to Bob Marley

    Cuban Musicians to Give Concert Dedicated to Bob Marley

    Havana, Cuba, Oct 4.- Cuban musicians will give a concert in Havana dedicated to Jamaican singer and songwriter Bob Marley on Oct. 22 marking the 30th anniversary of his death, Prensa Latina reported recently. Paul Everton and Dave West, members of the Jamaica to Toronto project, will be among th…
  • Leo Brower Festival Brings Authentic Chamber Music

    Leo Brower Festival Brings Authentic Chamber Music

    Havana, Cuba, Oct 3.- The third Leo Brower International Festival opened with a concert named "From Barcelona to Havana" at the Basilica Menor of the San Francisco de Asis Convent in the Cuban capital.

  • Ticket to Paradise to be Shown in Spain

    Ticket to Paradise to be Shown in Spain

    Havana, Cuba, Oct 1.- The Cuban film Boleto al paraiso (Ticket to Paradise), by Gerardo Chijona, will be screened at the end of October in movie theaters of the main Spanish cities, as part of its successful international tour. In a press conference at the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) in this ca…
  • Rumbatá: the New Generation of Rumba Players in Cuba

    Rumbatá: the New Generation of Rumba Players in Cuba

    By Arailaisy Rosabal García / Radio Cadena Agramonte.
    lasy@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

    On November 10th, when the hectic city of Las Vegas holds the 2011 Latin Grammy Award ceremony, people in Cuba will be anxiously waiting its results.  It couldn’t be otherwise because three national musical productions have been nominated: Reír y cantar by Buena Vista Social Club’s diva Omara Portuondo; Oye mi son santiaguero by Septeto Santiaguero; and El son de altura by legendary Cuban “sonero” Adalberto Álvarez.

  • Argentinean Guitarist Victor Pellegrini Gives Keynote Lecture in Cienfuegos

    Argentinean Guitarist Victor Pellegrini Gives Keynote Lecture in Cienfuegos

    Cienfuegos, Cuba, Sep 27.- Renowned Argentinean guitarist Victor Pellegrini gave a keynote lecture on Monday at the Benny More Vocational Art School in this city, as part of his national tour.