Athens, Jan 9.- Two paintings, one by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, and a drawing were stolen this morning from the National Gallery of Art in this capital, informed the news agency AMNA.
Havana, Cuba, Jan 6.- Cuba’s multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdes and his band —the Afro-Cuban Messengers— will begin in January a tour around the United States that includes performances in New York City and Philadelphia.
Havana, Cuba, Jan 6.- Spanish folk singer Maria del Mar Bonet will perform in Cuba on January 20 in a one-day concert accompanied by the National Symphonic Orchestra, sources from the Cuban Music Institute told to Prensa Latina on Thursday.
The first film by director Eduardo del Llano –Vinci- will be premiered on January 13. The movie by the screenwriter of La vida es silbar (Life is Wistling) tells the story of young Leonardo, the painter of La Gioconda, to make a reflection on arts and its inerasable trace on human beings.
Havana, Cuba, Jan 4.- Academics, researchers and artists from Spain, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuatorial Guinea, Portugal and Cuba will begin on Wednesday in this capital the XVI Scientific Workshop on Afro American Social and Cultural Anthropology and the V Festival of Oral Narration.
Panama, Jan 3.- The ninth edition of the Panama Jazz Festival will take place from 16 until 21 January and among the main guests are the Cubans Chucho Valdes and Omara Portuondo, who will perform as a duet, organizers said.
Havana, Cuba, Dec 28.- “My father’s songs are still among the favourites of fans worldwide” say Salvador Repilado, son of late singer Compay Segundo and director of the band his father founded.