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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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Cuban Art Collective Los Carpinteros Major London Show 25 March - 24 May
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Cuban art collective, Los Carpinteros (Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodríguez). This ... full article >>>

Rumba Group Yoruba Andabo Celebrates 30 Years With New Release In 2015
Rumba, which was born long ago in slave barracks, cane field settlements and urban tenements, is heard today in the world's most prestigious venues, such ... full article >>>

Roberto Fonseca Launches New Album With Fatoumata Diawara 30 April - Watch The Video
Watch the video below for a taste of Cuban jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca with Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara. Their album is out on 30 April. They perform ... full article >>>

Georgina Rey, Renowned Cuban Urban Planner Receives 2015 National Architecture Prize
An outstanding lifetime work in urban planning in Cuba mark the professional career of architect Georgina Rey, winner of the 2015 Life and Work National ... full article >>>

One Of The Best Drummers In Cuba Now: Female Band Director, Yissy Garcia
Yissy Garcia and her group Band Ancha are on its first international tour around the United States, which have taken them to cities like New ... full article >>>

University Of California Proposes Restoration Of Cuban Films
The UCLA Film and Television Archive presented to the Cinemateca de Cuba a proposal to restore a group of Cuban films, as part of a ... full article >>>

Lost And Found: A Collection Of Buena Vista Tracks Never Previously Released - Out 23 March
Almost two decades after the release of the original, Grammy winning album, the romance of the Buena Vista Social Club continues with Lost and Found, ... full article >>>


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