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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 Lazarito Valdes + Bamboleo In London Sunday 30 April
We have two tickets to see Cuban timba stars Lazarito Valdes + Bamboleo in London on Sunday 30 April to give away, courtesy of Marco ... full article >>>

Manufactured Gods: An Opinion On The Cuban Video Clip
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Ecological Agriculture In Cuba: Key To Sustainability
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AlaMesa: Cuba's Restaurant Guide App Promoting Cuban Cuisine
Since Cuba opened the door to self-employment, more than five years ago now, eating out is much easier, across the country, and a good part ... full article >>>

Cuban Anthropologist Natalia Bolivar, 82, On Her Role In Cuban Revolution
Bolivar is renowned anthropologist today, but in the 1950s, she was part of underground that helped topple Batista. With the help of her walker, 82-year-old Natalia ... full article >>>

Cuba´s Changui Music Proposed As Cultural Heritage
The President of the Cuban Writers and Artists Association (UNEAC) Miguel Barnet has expressed support for the proposal that the Changui rhythm should be named ... full article >>>

Who Was Carlota?
Carlota, also known as La Negra Carlota, was a Cuban slave woman of Yoruba origin. She was one of the 3 leaders of a slave ... full article >>>

Art For Non-Violence Towards Women And Girls
Once again, the project Tod@s Contracorriente got adults and children dancing while carrying the message for Nonviolence towards women and girls during a flashmob held ... full article >>>


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