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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 >>

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Sensual Seduction At The Havana Bienial
Renowned Cuban artist Arturo Montoto will present the projects Jardines invisibles and Sitio del agua at the upcoming 12th Havana Biennial, which opens on May ... full article >>>

Cubadisco Music Fair Begins With American Presence And Havana D'Primera Wins Grand Prize
Havana's annual Cubadisco fair is aimed at promoting Cuban music and its international relationships with a full schedule of concerts, panels and workshops. The event ... full article >>>

Cuban Artists Participating In The Venice Art Biennial This Year
Cuba participates for the third time in the Venice Biennial. In this 56th edition, a group of very young creators take proposals, which are transgressors ... full article >>>

Minnesota Orchestra's Trip To Havana Signals Revival Of Ensemble And Of U.S-Cuban Relations
When the Minnesota Orchestra plays in Cuba this week, the visit will not only symbolize the reopening of relations between the United States and Cuba, ... full article >>>

Gilles Peterson Explains Cuba's Music Scene, Where He's Been Working Since '08
BBC DJ, label owner and global music tastemaker Gilles Peterson's series of albums, created in partnership with Havana Club rum's Havana Cultura initiative, has set ... full article >>>

Watch Video Of Carlos Acosta Introduce His Show Cubania In London 27 July-2 August
Carlos Acosta is set to bring his show Cubania back to London 27 July - 2 August, with dancers from Cuba's National Ballet company and ... full article >>>

20 Symbolic Same-sex Weddings In Cuba
Over the weekend 20 gay couples were symbolically married in Cuba in "celebrations of love" during an anti-Homophobia demonstration. The presentation was meant to raise ... full article >>>

Death Of Female Pioneer In Experimental Music In Cuba Is Loss To Cuban Culture
Lucia Huergo, female pioneer in experimental music in Cuba died last week. Her legacy includes an important contribution to the development of home grown rock ... full article >>>


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