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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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Over 700 New Titles Ready For Havana Book Fair
The 26th International Book Fair 2017 will open its doors on February 9th with some 700 new titles. This year's fair is dedicated to Dr. ... full article >>>

Rolling Stones And Cuba: That Strange Country Where To Censor Rock They Have 13 Festivals Each Year
In Cuba there are rock bands in all genres: from heavy metal to hardcore (1), to death metal, alternative rock or punk (2). Local and ... full article >>>

Acosta Danza To Tour UK This Autumn
The UK premiere of Acosta Danza, the new dance company founded by Cuban dancer and ballet star Carlos Acosta, was announced last month by Sadler's ... full article >>>

Danza Contemporánea De Cuba At Barbican London During The Company's UK Tour 2017
For one night only Dance Consortium and Como No present
Danza Contemporánea de Cuba at Barbican Hall during the company's UK Tour 2017 Danza Contemporánea de ... full article >>>

Google Signs Internet Deal With Cuban Telecomms Company
Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users on the island quicker access to its branded content. Eric Schmidt, chairman of ... full article >>>

Fidel Castro: A First-Person Account Of The Day The Music Stopped In Cuba
At Havana's La Tropical, the historic, famously funky outdoor beer garden that is the high temple of dance music in Havana, several thousand Cubans and ... full article >>>

A Jazz Pianist Considers Fidel Castro's Music Education Legacy
You can hear Harold Lopez-Nussa's training when he plays. The 33-year-old pianist is reluctant to admit the classical influence on his jazz playing, but he's ... full article >>>

Pedro Perez Sarduy Talks About Fidel Castro's Death
Pedro Perez Sarduy is a poet, writer, journalist and broadcaster who worked for Cuban radio 1965-79 and with the BBC Latin-American Service 1981-94. He's now ... full article >>>


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