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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 >>

Congratulations to the 5 lucky winners of the Cuba50 competition who won the new Buena Vista Social Club CD: Lost and Found

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Santiago Carnival Declared National Cultural Heritage
On the Day of St. James, the patron saint of the city, 25 July, Carnival Santiaguero was eclared Cultural Heritage of the Nation, at ... full article >>>

First Videogame Tournament In Cuba
The competitive sessions of the First National Tournament in Cuba of the Dota 2 videogame continued until Sunday, Aug. 23, in this Camaguey city, and ... full article >>>

Cuban Culture Figure Analyzes Ties With USA
Miguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many international awards, analyzed positively today the restoration of his country's relations with the United ... full article >>>

An Arugula-growing Farmer Feeds A Culinary Revolution In Cuba
CAIMITO, Cuba - Like all homestead stories, Fernando Funes Monzote's starts with an epic battle against harsh elements and long odds. Funes, a university-trained agronomist, ... full article >>>

Cuban National Ballet To Premier “Vilma”
In a tribute to Vilma Espín on the85th anniversary of her birth and 55 years of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), the National Ballet ... full article >>>

Alberto Juantorena Elected IAAF Vice President
This Wednesday, August 19, Cuban Alberto Juantorena was elected as one of four vice presidents of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), during the ... full article >>>

Leading Female Star In Cuban Film Conducta Dies In Havana
Alina Rodriguez one of the most important Cuban actresses of all time, admired for her exceptional theatrical talents and much loved by her nobility as ... full article >>>

Why It’s Important To Remember Cuba’s Connection To Africa
The tiny island nation didn't just view the Motherland as a place rich with natural resources, but as a continent full of people with brains ... full article >>>


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