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Monday, December 10, 2018

Culture


  • 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…
  • The Cuban Film Los Dioses Rotos Screened in Canada

    The Cuban Film Los Dioses Rotos Screened in Canada

    Havana, Cuba, Mar 25.- The Cuban film “Los Dioses Rotos”, by young filmmaker Ernesto Daranas, was shown with success in the 15th Latin American Film Festival of Ottawa, under way until March 27. On this occasion, the event, which opened its doors on March 16 and is organized by the Latin A…
  • Cuban Dancer Viengsay Valdes in New York Ballet Gala

    Cuban Dancer Viengsay Valdes in New York Ballet Gala

    New York, Mar, 22.- Cuban Dancer Viengsay Valdes will perform Tuesday in the gala "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" at New York City Center. Her partner for the Don Quixote pas de deux will be Russian dancer Ivan Vasiliev, in a piece that demands precision and shine. Choreography is by …
  • New Album by Carlos Varela with American Musicians

    New Album by Carlos Varela with American Musicians

    Cuba, Mar 4.- The singer-songwriter Carlos Varela will record his next album in collaboration with US and Latin American musicians. We will work with few luxuries, but with excellent musicians, said Varela, whose record productions have captivated music lovers in America and Europe.Varela defend…
  • Patricio Ballagas: a Cultural Icon in Camagüey

    Patricio Ballagas: a Cultural Icon in Camagüey

    By Juan G. Mendoza Medina / Journalism Student.

    Ironically the song “Te vi como las flores”, written by Camaguey-born traditional singer-sonwriter Patricio Ballagas Palacio, was sung for the first time on February 15, 1920, the day he drew his last breath. Thereafter, the song was renamed “Adiós a la vida” (Farewell to Life).

  • Cuban Vedette Maria de los Angeles Santana Passed Away in Havana

    Cuban Vedette Maria de los Angeles Santana Passed Away in Havana

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 8.- Cuban vedette Maria de los Angeles Santana passed away in Havana on Monday night at the age of 96.

    The renowned actress and singer, born in Havana, began her prolific career in the 1930s when she was hired by Peliculas Cubanas S.A. to participate in the 1938 film ‘Romance del Palmar’ by Ramon Peon Garcia. In the following years, she participated in ‘Mi tia de America’, ‘Estampas
    habaneras’ and Cancionero cubano.’