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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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WHAT'S NEW (click here for all news)

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 >>>

Novel By Cuban Writer Leonardo Padura Reached The Big Screen
"A film project is very complicated; it is not like an editorial one. You cannot imagine how complex it is," commented Leonardo Padura to Cubanow. ... full article >>>

New Benny Moré Cultural Centre In Cuba
The Benny More cultural centre is located in the oldest part of Cienfuegos, a province to which the well-known El Barbaro del Ritmo dedicated one ... full article >>>

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