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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2015

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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You Were The Seed: Documentary By Young Filmmakers About Eric, A Teenager With Cerebral Palsy
This is a fascinating and touching documentary bringing together the feelings and hopes of Eric, a young Cuban teenager who has cerebral palsy, his family ... full article >>>

Sexto Sentido - Cuban All Female Group Sing Song To Eleggua
Watch this fabulous video of Sexto Sentido singing 'Song to Eleggua', a prayer to the god of the crossroads, in Cuban sincretic religion Santeria. Sexto Sentido ... full article >>>

Feminism In The Films Of Young Director Maryulis Alfonso
Las ventanas (Windows), a short fiction film that was shown on TV in Cuba last year, has consolidated the position of Maryulis Alfonso (Ciego de ... full article >>>

A Curator Reflects On Cuban Animation As An Expressive Medium
This autumn, one of the highlights of the 6th Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art was Caridad Blanco's exhibition Las otras narraciones: Una década de animación ... full article >>>

Olga Alonso And The Annual Art Instructor Day 18 February
Arts Instructors Rosa Ismery Gran­dal González, from Pinar del Río and Orvis Mor­gan Thaureaux, from Guantánamo, received this February 19 the Life-Achievements 2015 Olga Alonso ... full article >>>

UNESCO Acknowledges Preservation Of Heritage In Santiago De Cuba
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.- Fernando Brugman, acting Director of the Regional Culture Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of UNESCO, acknowledged on Tuesday this ... full article >>>

Queen Of Cuban Country Music, Celina Gonzalez Dies - Que Viva Chango
Celina Gonzalez, the Queen of Cuban country music (Musica Campesina), died today in Havana at the age of 86, after a long illness. Born in ... full article >>>

Carlos Acosta Receives Lifetime Achievement Accolade At National Dance Awards 2015
Carlos, as well as a number of other Royal Ballet artists, were recipients of a variety of accolades at this year's National Dance Awards. Carlos ... full article >>>


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