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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Culture


  • 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…
  • Original Cuban Movie Posters to Be Exhibited in US

    Original Cuban Movie Posters to Be Exhibited in US

    Havana, Cuba, May 3.- The US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present an exhibition of posters for Cuban-produced and international films titled “Cuban Film Posters: From Havana to the World” at its Grand Lobby Gallery in Beverly Hills.

  • Cuba’s Fina Garcia Marruz Awarded Queen Sophia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry

    Cuba’s Fina Garcia Marruz Awarded Queen Sophia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry

    Havana, Cuba, Apr 28.- Cuban writer Fina Garcia Marruz has been granted the 20th Queen Sophia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry, one of the most important awards in this genre given by the Spanish institution Patrimonio Nacional (National Heritage) and the University of Salamanca, as announced on Thur…
  • Omara Portuondo and Chucho Valdes on European Tour in May

    Omara Portuondo and Chucho Valdes on European Tour in May

    Havana, Cuba, Apr 14.- Cuban stars Omara Portuondo and Jesus (Chucho) Valdes will begin in May a European tour to promote a new CD with classic pieces of Latin America’s musical repertoire. Their first stop will be in Andorra, where they will present at the Auditori del Prat del Roure their CD…
  • USA Denies Cuba Travel Permits to Musicians

    USA Denies Cuba Travel Permits to Musicians

    Washington, Apr 11.- The Barack Obama administration denied permits to a group of Irish-American musicians to travel to Cuba, where they planned to participate in a festival of traditional Celtic music, the website IrishCentral.com reported. The musicians were invited to perform in the 2nd Annual…
  • French Publication Highlights Cuban Literature

    French Publication Highlights Cuban Literature

    Havana, Cuba, Apr 5.- The French magazine Ulysse, specialized in culture and trips, dedicated over 40 pages to Cuba this month.  The issue was distributed during the recently concluded The World in Paris (Le Monde a Paris, MAP) fair. Tourism specialists from 43 countries, including the Caribbea…
  • 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 Band Buena Fe to Offer a Concert to Protest Invasion of Libya

    Cuban Band Buena Fe to Offer a Concert to Protest Invasion of Libya

    Havana, Cuba, Mar 30.- The Cuban band “Buena Fe” will offer a concert on Saturday, April 2, at the University of Havana, to protest against the violent and imperialist military aggression against Libya.   The director of the band, Israel Rojas, told ACN that the concert will also honor the v…
  • Tribute to Cuban Documentary Maker Santiago Alvarez

    Tribute to Cuban Documentary Maker Santiago Alvarez

    Buenos Aires, Mar 29.- The First International Festival of Political Cinema in Argentina will honor Cuban documentary maker Santiago Alvarez before announcing the official competition winners. Now (1965), Hasta la Victoria siempre (1967), El nuevo tango (1973); and El tigre salto y mato (1973) ar…
  • 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…