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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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The Havana Art Biennial Has Exceeded All Expectations - Making Visual Arts Popular
With the participation of almost half a million people the Ministry of Culture (MINCULT) celebrated last weekend with an evening dedlicated especially especially to the ... full article >>>

A New Space For Electronic Music To Open In Cuba
A new space for electronic music will open 3 and 4 July in the university beach area (Balneario Universitario) ‘El Coral' in Havana, with the ... full article >>>

Santiago De Cuba Carnival Hopes For National Cultural Heritage Status
Expecting to be declared National Cultural Heritage, Santiago de Cuba's carnival this year will celebrate the 500 years since the founding of the city ... full article >>>

San Juan De Los Remedios: Celebrating 500 Years
The history, culture and traditions of San Juan de los Remedios, the eighth city founded by the Spaniards in Cuba, was recreated at an artistic ... full article >>>

Gilles Peterson Searching For The Roots Of Rumba
Tastemaker and legend of the world music and club culture scenes Gilles Peterson was recently in Havana to shoot a new documentary on Afro-Cuban Rumba. ... full article >>>

Cuba Es Moda: Cuba’s First Fashion Trade Fair
Cuba es Moda was recently held in Havana with the aim of diversifying the presence of textiles, footwear, cosmetics and various other products on the ... full article >>>

Classic Works Revisited On The Cuban Stage
Over the coming months Havana will be able to appreciate versions of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare; A doll's house, by Henrik Ibsen; and Virgilio Piñera's ... full article >>>

Cuba Is The Caribbean’s Second Most Popular Tourist Destination Thus Far In 2015
Since last December, interest in visiting Cuba has increased markedly, as airlines announce more frequent flights. The Caribbean Tourism Organization, in its most recent report, announced ... full article >>>


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