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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2017

Be inspired and celebrate the diversity and inventiveness of Cuban culture at events around the UK. There is something for everyone - from music to visual arts, dance, poetry, discussion, sports, film and performance. Report on Cuba50 festival in 2009 more >>

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Cuba50 competition: The winner of the pair of tickets to see Jesus Alemany and Cubanisimo! on Friday 16 June was Sonny B. Congratulations! Get tickets to see Cubanisimo! show here>

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Message To American Writers, Artists, Academics And Friends Of Cuban Culture From UNEAC
We, the Cuban artists and writers, kindly address you in relation with the outrageous and incredible policy change made the past June 16th by the ... full article >>>

Towards The Perfect Design: A Brief Interview With Cuban Designer Jorge Martell At FORMA 2017
"Graphic design is the most difficult among all the specialties of the visual arts because you can not be yourself. It is about getting a ... full article >>>

Grafomania: Promoting Young Writing In Guantanamo - Interview
Three years ago, the young writer and promoter Yecenia Ramírez Sosa (Guantánamo, 1985) created, with some friends, the Literary Promotion Project ‘Graphomania'. It is a ... full article >>>

Baseball For The Blind Takes Flight In Cuba
Yubis Zapata had to stop playing baseball when he lost his eyesight during military service due to an explosion, so for him, it is a ... full article >>>

CubaDisco 2017: Prizes For Buena Fe, Pablo Milanes, Yissy And Bandancha And More
The album Sobreviviente, by popular duet Buena Fe, won the Grand Prize at Cubadisco 2017 International Fair, which took place in Havana 14-21 May.
Recorded ... full article >>>

Cuban Artists Celebrate The Beatles's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album 50th Anniversary
With a concert in the capital John Lennon Park, today (1 June 2017) Cuba remembers The Beatles, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely ... full article >>>

Latest Film Of Fernando Perez To Go On General Release In Cuba
The most recent film by the Cuban director Fernando Pérez, Last Days in Havana, will go on general release across Cuba from 1 June, after ... full article >>>

Cuba Confronts Homophobia & Transphobia In Schools
Cuba's National Sex Education Center (CENESEX), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MINED), kicked off a year-long anti-bullying initiative that will focus on teacher ... full article >>>

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