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Founders of the group Son 14 honored in Santiago de Cuba
Founders of the group Son 14 honored in Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, January 24.- With a tribute to the composer and cultural promoter Rodulfo Vaillant, the sonero Tiburón Morales and the composer, pianist and orchestra director Adalberto Álvarez, 45 years after the founding of the Son 14 ensemble, concluded this Tuesday in the Sierra Maestra Room, of the Melià Santiago de Cuba Hotel, the Mariano Mercerón Colloquium In memorian.

Regional ballet meeting in Camagüey
Regional ballet meeting in Camagüey

Camagüey, January 23.- The Vicentina de la Torre Academy of Arts, in this city, hosts this week the Regional Ballet Methodological Meeting and the Physical Preparation Seminar, with the participation of teachers from Santiago de Cuba, Holguín and the host province.

Alejo Carpentier Medal awarded to nine outstanding Cuban artists
Alejo Carpentier Medal awarded to nine outstanding Cuban artists

Havana, January 22.- Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, at the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, has awarded the Alejo Carpentier Medal to nine renowned Cuban intellectuals and artists.

Assemblies of branches of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba begin
Assemblies of branches of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba begin

Havana, January 22.- Heading to the 10th Congress of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (Uneac in Spanish), that organization will begin today its branch assemblies throughout the country.

Annual Recognition and Composition Prize awarded to Cuban musicians (+ Photo)
Annual Recognition and Composition Prize awarded to Cuban musicians (+ Photo)

Havana, January 19.- The Association of Musicians of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) presented its Annual Recognition Award for the work of a lifetime to the composer and pianist José María Vitier, and the violinist Rafael Lay Bravo, director of the Aragón Orchestra.

Fernando Rodríguez Sosa received the status of Master of Radio Staff
Fernando Rodríguez Sosa received the status of Master of Radio Staff

Havana, January 19.- Fernando Rodríguez Sosa, journalist, literary critic and cultural promoter, today received the status of Master of Radio Broadcasters, for his example, perseverance and pedagogical dedication in the training of new generations of Cuban radio professionals, reported the Cuban Book Institute (ICL in Spanish).

Hermanos Saíz Association announces Calendar Award winners
Hermanos Saíz Association announces Calendar Award winners

Havana, Jan 18.- The Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS) announced today the winners of the Calendar Prize in the categories of narrative, poetry, science fiction, children's and youth, and essay.

Nachito Herrera will pay tribute to Cuba and its music
Nachito Herrera will pay tribute to Cuba and its music

Santiago de Cuba, January 18.- The pianist and composer Nachito Herrera reported that he will pay tribute to Cuban music with the concert “Cuba Vive”, which will inaugurate the Santiago chapter of the Jazz Plaza International Festival on the 21st.

Camagüey Television for new goals in 2024 (+ Photos)
Camagüey Television for new goals in 2024 (+ Photos)

Camagüey, January 17.- With the premise of continuing to reflect the reality of Camagüey’s territory through the screens, as well as contributing to the sociocultural training of the population and perfecting its system, Televisión Camagüey workers held their Annual Balance Assembly this Tuesday corresponding to 2023.

Cuban record label EGREM presents event portfolio for 2024
Cuban record label EGREM presents event portfolio for 2024

Havana, January 16.- The record label EGREM presented in a Press Conference the portfolio of events for the year that has just begun.

Broadway celebrates Cuban music with Buena Vista Social Club
Broadway celebrates Cuban music with Buena Vista Social Club

vNew York, January 15.- The heart of New York's theater circuit beats to the rhythm of Cuban son with the premiere of a musical that celebrates the history of the emblematic band Buena Vista Social Club.

In Cuba exhibition for the anniversary of the San Alejandro Academy of Arts
In Cuba exhibition for the anniversary of the San Alejandro Academy of Arts

Havana, January 13.- The San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, in this capital, inaugurated the exhibition Homage, as part of the program of celebrations for the 206th anniversary of its foundation.