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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2014

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 showcase events in June 2009 in London. more >>

Don't miss Ballet Revolución at London's Peacock Theatre 7-25 October more>>

See What's On - Diary for more events around the UK coming up.

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For the most comprehensive selection of Cuban music CDs, classic Cuban feature films and documentaries, Cuban fiction, poetry, posters plus Cuban coffee and much more take a look at the CSC online shop here>>

WHAT'S NEW (click here for all news)

Cuba To Compete For The Oscar And Goya Awards With Conducta
Cuba has selected the Cuban film Conducta (Behavior), by Ernesto Daranas, to run as a candidate for the Oscars in Hollywood, and the Goya Awards ... full article >>>

Cuban Artists Nominated To 2014 Latin Grammies
Composed by Descemer Bueno and interpreted by Gente D Zona and Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias, the single Bailando gets to this internationally renowned contest with ... full article >>>

Jewish Community In Cuba Holds Gala For World Peace
The Jewish Community Center of Cuba held a cultural gala for peace on Sunday in an action calling for a better future for all nations ... full article >>>

Buena Fe Play Miami, Issac Delgado Back In Havana - What's Going On?
Cuban rock duet Buena Fe finally performed in Miami-Dade auditorium, USA, this week despite protests and attempts to stop it going ahead by local ... full article >>>

Cuban National Theatre Prize Winner Hilda Oates Dies In Havana
Hilda Oates, an actress who since the 1960s had a long and influential career in various theatre groups and in cinema, the winner in 2004 ... full article >>>

Alacrán Soy Yo - Film About The Comparsa El Alacrán In Havana
A fascinating and touching documentary (with english subtitles!) about the Comparsa 'El Alacrán' in El Canal barrio, Havana city founded in 1908. Comparsas are AfroCuban ... full article >>>

Listen To This Live Recording For Radio Of The Great Benny More From The 1950s
Benny More - el barbaro del ritmo - Cuban master of many musical styles - listen to this recording for Radio Progreso in Havana from ... full article >>>

September - Cuban International Sports Round-up - Medals, Medals, Medals
Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez triumphs once again winning gold medal in the 130kg final of the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. López, two-time ... full article >>>

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