On the 100th birthday of Cuban musician Benny More, a series of events are being held in Cuba to pay tribute to him, who is also known as ”El Barbaro del Ritmo.”
As part of the activities to mark the centenary of Cuban musician Benny More, the Mecenas publishing house in Cienfuegos has launched the volume ”Te quedaras” (”You”ll Stay: Narrative Selection”) in tribute to the legendary artist.
On the 93rd anniversary of the birth of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, ARTEX”s record company and music publisher, Bis Music, presented the documentary ”Besado por la patria” on Tuesday.
The second edition of the Varadero Josone Rumba, Jazz and Son Festival will take place in Cuba with the participation of a score of Cuban artists and foreign guests, organizers announced. The event, aimed at launching Varadero as a musical destination, speaks highly of the indisputable quality of local music, with ‘made in Cuba’ jazz, son, rumba, salsa and timba, rhythms that are part of the country’s culture, explained Isaac Delgado, the festival’s main promoter.
Nearly 160 Cuban and foreign artists will gather at the Potaje Urbano Hip Hop Festival, to be held August 13-18, organizers announced Saturday.
A new activity in solidarity with Cuba took place in the Chollima cultural center in Pyongyang, hosted by the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations Abroad, local media reported Thursday.
Cuban radio and television professionals are participating along with filmmakers from a dozen nations in a seminar that opened on Wednesday in China to share experiences on production in these media.
The Cuban-Canadian film ”Un traductor” (The Translator) is being screened from this Wednesday at cinemas across the country as part of the Summer Film Festival program running through September 1.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Tuesday that musician Juan Formell is a source of pride for the Caribbean nation.
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday extolled the legacy of the intellectual and researcher Fernando Ortiz (1881-1969), whose work was acknowledged here as Cultural Heritage of the Nation.