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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2016

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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The Cultural Policy Of The Cuban Revolution
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U.S. Government Cultural Mission To Cuba Announced
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US Delegation On Culture To Visit Cuba
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Julio Garcia Espinosa Cuban Filmmaker Dies
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