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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2018

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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Havana Prepares To Celebrate 500 Years With Broad City Renovation Programme
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The Art Biennial Confirmed For April-May 2019: Construction Of The Possible
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Cuban Women Behind The Camera
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Things To Tell Mick Jagger: Interview With Young Cuban Female Writer And Rock Fan Yeney De Armas
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Brenda Navarrete Brings A Spiritual Drumbeat To The Female Vanguard Of Cuba
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Women Theatre Writers: Writing Differently, Not In Reverse
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Percussion Is My Passion: Interview With Cuban Musician Brenda Navarette
"The rumba is Cuba, we carry it inside. Follow my palms, join me and memorize this chorus... ", says Brenda Navarrete. "And it works, because ... full article >>>

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