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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2017

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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Cuba50 competition: Win a pair of tickets to see top Cuban band direct from Cuba - Lazarito Valdes & Bamboleo on Sunday 30 April - this was drawn on 13 April - congratulations to winner Pauline G! Thanks to all who entered the draw.

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Listen To Cuban Poet Nancy Morejon Discuss Afrocuban Culture And The Contribution To US Culture
Listen to Cuban National Poet Nancy Morejon discuss AfroCuban culture in Cuba, in English in an interview with Block Radio (blockradio.com) while she was in ... full article >>>

Cuban Young Filmmakers Showcase Projects To The Future With Big Theme Of Sexuality
The 16th ICAIC Muestra Joven will take place 4-9 April in Havana. The showcase opens with the documentary film Severe Secret, by Oneyda González and ... full article >>>

Parallel Discourse - Art About Communication By Aimee Garcia
Cuban artist, Aimee Garcia, was in London recently for the opening of her solo exhibition at Foyles gallery. Dodie Weppler caught up with Aimee to ... full article >>>

Music, Cinema, Memory, Identity
Yesterday I had the privilege to participate as a speaker in the theoretical event conceived for the Festival of Tinajón del Camagüey. A real luxury ... full article >>>

"Dance Music Is In Great Shape"- Interview With Band Leader Moisés Valle Of Yumuri Y Sus Hermanos
YUMURÍ is still a name of disputed origin, but, for sure, it is extremely Cuban. Whether originating from an indigenous legend about resistance to Spanish ... full article >>>

Raul Rodriguez Receives ICAIC's National Film Award
Cuban cinematographer Raúl Rodríguez was awarded ICAIC's National Film Award at a ceremony marking the 58th anniversary of the founding of the institution (Cuba's National ... full article >>>

ICAIC's Contributions To Cuban Culture Are Outstanding, Says National Film Awardwinner
The Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) has been recognized after 58 years due to its great contributions to national culture and the preservation of important works, ... full article >>>

Competition: Win Tickets To See Lazarito Valdes + Bamboleo In London Sunday 30 April
We have two tickets to see Cuban timba stars Lazarito Valdes + Bamboleo in London on Sunday 30 April to give away, courtesy of Marco ... full article >>>


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