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    Miguel Iglesias, director of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba, wins National Dance Award
    date: 18 Apr 2018
    Miguel Iglesias, director of the prestigious company Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, has been awarded the National Dance Award 2018, it was announced recently by the National Council of Performing Arts.
    ... full article >>

    Havana prepares to celebrate 500 years with broad city renovation programme
    date: 18 Apr 2018
    A wide ranging development programme is being carried out in Havana so that the city can reach 2019, its 500th anniversary since its founding, as a more renovated, orderly and ... full article >>

    The Art Biennial confirmed for April-May 2019: Construction of the possible
    date: 18 Apr 2018
    The 13th Havana Biennial, the largest visual arts event in Cuba, will be held from April 12 to May 12, 2019, with the commitment that the capital city of the ... full article >>

    Cuban women behind the camera
    date: 14 Mar 2018
    For a long time, the scarce presence of women behind the camera in Cuban film, especially in fiction, has been discussed. Most of the women filmmakers on the island are ... full article >>

    Things to tell Mick Jagger: interview with young Cuban female writer and rock fan Yeney de Armas
    date: 14 Mar 2018
    Yeney de Armas has sneaked like a goblin through the world of Cuban literature during the last couple of years. She has already won several awards and moves with equal ... full article >>

    Brenda Navarrete Brings A Spiritual Drumbeat To The Female Vanguard Of Cuba
    date: 9 Mar 2018
    There is another revolution happening in Cuba these days. A group of young female musicians - including Daymé Arocena, Danay Suárez and the all-female band Jane Bunnett and Maqueque - are ... full article >>

    Women theatre writers: writing differently, not in reverse
    date: 7 Mar 2018
    Alina Narciso knows how to deal with women artists. She defends them, encourages them, and becomes their ally. Understanding why they do what they do, knowing that each responds according ... full article >>

    Percussion is my passion: interview with Cuban musician Brenda Navarette
    date: 7 Mar 2018
    "The rumba is Cuba, we carry it inside. Follow my palms, join me and memorize this chorus... ", says Brenda Navarrete. "And it works, because Cubans can quickly connect with ... full article >>

    Casa de las Americas announce 2018 prestigious literary prizes for two Cuban writers
    date: 7 Mar 2018
    The best writers in the Americas were awarded this week in Havana, Cuba, during the ceremonies for the 59th edition of the Casa de las Americas Literary Prize. The ceremony took ... full article >>

    Miriam Talavera wins Cuba National Film Award 2018
    date: 7 Mar 2018
    "It has been a surprise and a great emotion. It's a tremendous honor because you never expect it, one always thinks it's someone else's turn", said Miriam. The editor and ... full article >>


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