With the attendance of representatives from more than 15 nations, the twenty-fourth edition of the Ibero-American Culture Festival has begun this Wednesday in the eastern city of Holguin and will be extended until October 30.
The Cuban circus artist Hermes Mora won two prizes at the 1st Ibero-American Circus Festival (FIRCO) held from October 19 to 21 in Spain, the Cuban National Circus reported on Monday.
The 4th Mozart Havana Festival, to be held from October 25 to 28, will celebrate the centenary of the famous Cuban composer Alfredo Diez Nieto with the world premiere of his String Quartet No. 2.
Although it seems much larger in postcards, the sculpture of a knotted pistol calls the attention, be they visitors or regulars, who enter the UN headquarters in New York.
Cuban musician Jesus ”Chucho” Valdes will be honored on Thursday at the 6th edition of the annual La Musa Award due to his career and contributions to that event throughout his 50-year career.
Residents in Santiago de Cuba gathered on Tuesday at the former civil hospital, currently the Abel Santamaria Museum of History, to remember the self-defense plea made there by Fidel Castro 65 years ago, after the attack on the Moncada Garrison.
With the participation of around 300 delegates from all over the country, Havana is hosting Tuesday the Third Congress of the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS), a group of young Cuban avant-garde artists.
The Cuban Symphony Orchestra gave a special concert on Sunday that will be dedicated to National Culture Day that included music by emblematic composers.
The movie ”Jose Marti, el Ojo del Canario” (Jose Marti, The Eye of The Canary), by Fernando Perez, will represent Cuba at the Mira Pa’ca Latin American Film Festival in Buenos Aires, to which motion pictures from 11 countries were submitted.
Facing the many challenges of today’s world, UNESCO’s contribution to peace and security can be significant, Cuban representative to the Executive Council of the agency, Oscar Leon, said on Tuesday.