Culture

8 January, 2021 A Yellow Submarine in Havana

2020 was a hard year for culture in Cuba, Covid-19, economical dificculties beacause of the US embargo and several lockdowns have been delayed several important culture projects on the caribbean island. One of the them is the rebuilding of the cultural center, The Yellow Submarine.

23 December, 2020 Cuban cinema honors Alicia Alonso with Giselle

Havana city, Cuba.- The Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) pays tribute on Wednesday to Alicia Alonso with the screening of the classic ‘Giselle,’ a 1963 film with this special dancer as a protagonist. The film, originally shot in black and white, will be screened at Acapulco movie theater in Havana to commemorate the 100th anniversary of […]

18 November, 2020 A book on Fidel Castro’s visits in Ecuador to be launched

The book ‘Fidel, cuatro visitas a Ecuador’ (Fidel, four visits to Ecuador), which collects details of the visits the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, made to this South American country, will be launched this Wednesday in Quito.

17 November, 2020 Cuba’s Film Festival awards director of photography Raul Rodriguez

Director of Photography Raul Rodriguez received the El Zarapico Award on Monday at the 37th edition of the Cubanacan Cinema Club Winter Festival, in Santa Clara. Rodriguez, who is also the 2017 national film award winer, was granted the highest cultural distinction bestowed by the provincial government of Villa Clara, for over 50 years of experience as a photographer and editor of Cuban cinema.