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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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Carnival Begins In Santiago De Cuba - Watch Video Of The First Parade Of Groups And Floats
On 20 July Santiago de Cuba welcomed the first parade of comparsas (music and dance groups) and floats for carnival 2015. Carnival in Santiago consists of ... full article >>>

Chucho Valdes & Irakere Review A Cuban Hurricane Of Brass And Bata
Irakere may be Grammy-winning legends of Cuban music, but they don't bring on genial gents in white flat caps just to sing serenades of old ... full article >>>

Watch This Latest Video Of Interactivo - Baila Con Mi Rumba
The sound of young Havana here for you this summer. Fresh new video of Cuban group Interactivo's track Baila con mi Rumba. Almendares Productions produced ... full article >>>

Watch Winning Entry For Song Dedicated To Santiago De Cuba For Its 500 Year Celebrations
As part of its 500 years celebrations this July, Santiago de Cuba held a competition for a new song dedicated to the city - watch ... full article >>>

Somos Cubanos - Watch This Dance Routine By Cuban Dance Students
Fabulous dance routine by female dance students at Cuba's university of the arts (ISA) to Los Van Van's hit song Somos Cubanos ... full article >>>

Charlie Chaplin Heir Writes Film About Changes In Cuba
"We have to tell Cuba's story from the perspective of the people here so that this culture does not get lost," said Chaplin. Oona Chaplin, the ... full article >>>

An Inside Look At Cuba's Music Scene And The Artists Moving The Nation To A New Era
As relations between Cuba and the US thaw, the United States is belatedly discovering that Havana is and has always been one of the world's ... full article >>>

Afro-Cuban Rumba Legend Papo Angarica Dies
Papo Angarica, a rumba legend in Cuba, died yesterday of respiratory failure caused by the chronic renal failure he had been suffering from, reported the ... full article >>>

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