Havana, Cuba, Sep 17.- Cuba’s Lizt Alfonso Ballet Company is in Mexico to perform in Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez, when the emotions felt in Germany for the resounding success of the premiere of its show Amigas is still fresh in its memory.
Los Angeles, Sep 15.- Cuban singer Omara Portuondo was nominated for 2011 Latin Grammy Awards in the category of Best Album for Children with the project "Reir y Cantar" (to laugh and sing), in which she plays classical children repertory.
Havana, Cuba, Sep 9.- The screening of the movie “El hombre que grita”, by filmmaker Mahamat Saleh Haroun, will inaugurate the African Cinema Festival to be held from September 12th through the 18th at Havana’s Chaplin Movie Theater.
Havana, Cuba, Sep 8.- Members of New York’s Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra donated instruments and arranged workshops at four music schools of the island.
Havana, Cuba, Sep 9.- US actor Danny Glover will head a large delegation of filmmakers from Africa and the Caribbean that will take part in a meeting on audiovisual production in these regions and their links in terms of culture and identity.
Havana, Cuba, Sep 7.- Prima ballerina assoluta and choreographer Alicia Alonso stated on Tuesday that she’s not thinking about retiring from her post of director of Cuba’s National Ballet Company and that, at her age (90), she’s still linked to that art, no longer physically, but mentally.
Havana, Cuba, Aug 11.- A new film about the Cuban presence in the war in Angola, this time focused on the battle carried out by teachers, construction workers and doctors in Sumbe, will premier Thursday in the capital´s Charles Chaplin movie theater.