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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2017

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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Competition: Win Tickets To See Cubanisimo! In London Friday 16 June
We have two tickets to see Cubanisimo! led by Jesús Alemañy in London on Friday 16 June to give away, courtesy of Marco and HavanatoLondres! To ... full article >>>

Cuban Writer Miguel Barnet: Jazz Has Become Part Of Our Identity
Dear Friends: Jazz has become part of our identity. It dialogues with the son and the bolero, it takes shape in the Cuban jam session, it ... full article >>>

Cuba: Passionate About Film
Waning cinema attendance is a phenomenon affecting today's film industry, as spectators abandon theaters, preferring to watch movies in the comfort of their own homes. ... full article >>>

Design ConCiencia - Design Congress In Havana 7-9 June

Creators from around 20 nations from Latin America, Europe and the United States will be here to celebrate the 9th International Design Congress of ... full article >>>

Jazz World Stars Offer Memorable Concert In Havana
A constellation of great musicians on stage, Hollywood star Will Smith as master of ceremonies and piano legends Herbie Hancock (US) and Chucho Valdés (Cuba): ... full article >>>

"Dance Extends Universal Language" Dance Teacher Santiago Alfonso On International Dance Day
Cuban teacher Santiago Alfonso, winner of the National Dance Award 2006, had the honor of giving the message for International Dance Day on 29 April. Alfonso ... full article >>>

Elian Film Premieres At Tribeca Festival - Belfast Film About Cuban Boy
A documentary produced by a Belfast-based production company debuted at the world-famous Tribeca Film Festival in New York this April. Elian is the story of Elian ... full article >>>

Listen To Cuban Poet Nancy Morejon Discuss Afrocuban Culture And The Contribution To US Culture
Listen to Cuban National Poet Nancy Morejon discuss AfroCuban culture in Cuba, in English in an interview with Block Radio (blockradio.com) while she was in ... full article >>>


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