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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Culture


  • 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.

  • Camagüey Ballet getting ready for French tour

    Camagüey Ballet getting ready for French tour

    The Camagüey Ballet, Cuba’s second most important ballet company, will begin a tour around France and Belgium from October 15th through December 20th. Directed by Regina Balaguer, the troupe’s first performance is scheduled to be held in Brussels and, one day later, it will dance in Paris, w…
  • Italian Curator Happy to Exhibit Caravaggio in Cuba

    Italian Curator Happy to Exhibit Caravaggio in Cuba

    Havana, Cuba, Sep 21.- Italian curator Rosella Vodret, Director of the Polo Museale and Heritage in Rome, declared to be happy to exhibit, for the first time in Cuba, "Narcissus"(1599-1600) painted by Michelangelo Caravaggio. "We wanted to bring this Caravaggio painting, and others from the first an…
  • Florida Orchestra Woodwind Quintet to Perform in Havana

    Florida Orchestra Woodwind Quintet to Perform in Havana

    Havana, Cuba, Sep 21.- The Florida Orchestra Woodwind Quintet will perform at the San Felipe Neri chapel of Havana on Friday, September 30, at 7.00 p.m., announced the Cuban Institute of Music in a press communiqué. The quintet, which visits Cuba for the first time, is made up of Brian Moorhead,…
  • Cuban Lyric Theater Premises: Quality and Rejuvenation

    Cuban Lyric Theater Premises: Quality and Rejuvenation

    Havana, Cuba, Sep 20.- The National Lyric Theater of Cuba is celebrating its 50th anniversary, focused on elevating quality and rejuvenating its membership, first soloist and general director Adolfo Casas announced during a press conference. According to Casas, the company was funded in 1962 with…
  • Cuban Lyric Theater Premises: Quality and Rejuvenation

    Cuban Lyric Theater Premises: Quality and Rejuvenation

    Havana, Cuba, Sep 20.- The National Lyric Theater of Cuba is celebrating its 50th anniversary, focused on elevating quality and rejuvenating its membership, first soloist and general director Adolfo Casas announced during a press conference.

  • Omara and Adalberto: The Latin Grammy would be Beautiful, but it’s not our Goal

    Omara and Adalberto: The Latin Grammy would be Beautiful, but it’s not our Goal

    Havana, Cuba, Sep 20.- Omara Portuondo and Adalberto Alvarez gave a press conference in Havana after receiving the news of their nominations for the 2011 Latin Grammy Awards, to be announced on November 10th in Las Vegas, United States.

  • Los Van Van in the United States

    Los Van Van in the United States

    California, Sep 19.- The Cuban band Los Van Van is in California, where it began the first part of a US tour that will also take the famous Cuban group to New York and Miami. Tour promoter, Fuego Entertainment President Hugo Cancio, said that Cuban music and culture is a heritage to all Cubans, s…