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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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Win A Free Pass To See Maykel Blanco Y Su Salsa Mayor + Meet The Band - 11 June, London
Cuba50 competition - Free ticket to see Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor in London + Meet Maykel and the band!! We have a free full ... full article >>>

Interview With British Choreographer Theo Clinkard On Working With Cuban Contemporary Dancers
Danza Contemporanea de Cuba (Contemporary Dance of Cuba - DCC) has always been characterized by its distinctive style, creativity and mixture of techniques, all tied ... full article >>>

Interview With Cuban Filmmaker Lester Hamlet On New Film: Ya No Es Antes
Mayra and Esteban fell in love with each other when they were very young. They promised to love each other in spite of the physical ... full article >>>

Daniel Taboada, A Prophet Of Restoration In Cuba
Doctor Félix Julio Alfonso López, rector of the University School of San Gerónimo of Havana, described architect Daniel Taboada Espiniella, a pupil of Joaquín Weiss, ... full article >>>

The Debt Of Cuban Cinema Clubs To Julio García Espinosa
Renowned Cuban filmmaker Julio Garcia Espinosa sadly died in May. As a filmmaker he was famous for his theory of 'incomplete cinema'. He was the ... full article >>>

FREE CULTURE! Review Of Michael Barr's Work Inspired By Book On Cuban Culture Policy
The Scottish Saltire and Union Jack flags flutter in the breeze. They fly directly above a line of contemporary banners fixed between the columns of ... full article >>>

The Cultural Policy Of The Cuban Revolution
Dr Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt examines how, from the early days of the Revolution, culture and participation in the arts was prioritised for all
Readers of this ... full article >>>

'The Companion': Less Style, More Freedom - Interview With The Director Pavel Giroud
For Pavel Giroud, boredom doesn't work. Nor does he like radicalism. For that reason he doesn't understand the fact that certain film directors, with the ... full article >>>

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