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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 >>

Don't miss Pablo Milanes in London on 25 February 2015 more>>

Win a fantastic CD: ‘Cha Cha Cha with Abelardo Barroso and his Orquesta Sensacion'

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WHAT'S NEW (click here for all news)

Cuba’s Cultural Workers Hopeful About Thaw With U.S.
Cuban artists and writers hope that the restoration of diplomatic relations with the United States will open new opportunities to expand the Island's cultural production ... full article >>>

Eduardo Heras León: National Literature Award Winner For 2015
Cuban writer, Eduardo Heras León, has been granted the 2015 National Literature Award by the Cuban Book Institute for his life's work. Heras is known as ... full article >>>

Competition: Win A Cha Cha Cha CD!
We have 6 copies of the fantastic new CD: ‘Cha Cha Cha with Abelardo Barroso and his Orquesta Sensacion' , courtesy of our friends at World ... full article >>>

CD Review: Cha Cha Cha: Abelardo Barroso With Orquesta Sensación
This wonderful CD celebrates the talent of one of Cuba's greatest popular artists, the singer Abelardo Barroso. Brilliantly compiled and produced by Nick Gold and ... full article >>>

United Buddy Bears Exhibition Opens In Havana
The travelling exhibition 'United Buddy Bears' opened 17 January in Havana for Cubans and tourists, with life size bears in one of the oldest public ... full article >>>

Lázaro Saavedra: Wins 2014 National Visual Arts Award
"My name is Lázaro Armando Saavedra González, but I could have been named any other way when I was born. My real name is Man, ... full article >>>

US-Cuba Thaw May Transform Arts
When President Obama announced plans recently to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, a bevy of U.S. industries - from automotive to tourism - seemed elated ... full article >>>

THE Cuban Dance Track Of 2014 'Me Dicen Cuba'
THE Cuban dance track of 2014 to get in the mood for celebrating...Cubanos siguen pa'lante! 'Me dicen Cuba' by Alexander Abreu and Havana d'Primera. ... full article >>>


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