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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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Buena Vista Social Club: The Final Goodbye In April In London
"We wanted our traditional music to live on and to enchant the world and this is what our tours achieved. It has been an incredible ... full article >>>

PRESENTE! Cuban Art Coming To London This Autumn
Paintings and drawings created by up to 30 artists living and working in Cuba will bring to London a taste of the exciting current art ... full article >>>

Rogelio Martinez Fure Wins National Prize For Literature 2016
Just like the African and universal culture he has helped us discover, Rogelio Martínez Furé is multifaceted and singular. His versatility reflects his ability to ... full article >>>

Watch This Trailer For New Film: Gilles Petersons Havana Cultura Rumba Sessions: La Clave
A film by Charlie Inman featuring Muñequitos de Matanzas, Clave y Guaguancó, Rumberos de Cuba, Osain del Monte, Raíces Profundas, Timbalaye. Narrated by Gilles Peterson. ... full article >>>

New Murals Born Among Earthquakes In Santiago De Cuba
Cuban and foreign artists painted three murals in Santiago de Cuba city during the 12th International Biennial InterNos dedicated to that artistic form and during ... full article >>>

Review: Carlos Acosta At The Royal Ballet
It is hard to believe that over the last two decades, a young black man from Havana has worked his way up to being celebrated ... full article >>>

Claustrofobia Project: E-books And New App In Cuba
Cuban cultural community project Claustrofobias Promociones Literarias will be presented during the annual International Havana Book Fair this February. Its director Yunier Riquenes and team ... full article >>>

Who Was Jose Marti?
Jose Marti is venerated as the father of Cuban Independence. A poet and journalist, Marti led an insurrection in 1895 against the Spanish government in ... full article >>>

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