Culture

28 April, 2017 Cuban Dancing Company to Perform in US and Colombia

Havana, Cuba.-The Irene Rodriguez Company will dance in the United States and Colombia in May, as announced by the dancer and dancing company director with the same name Thursday. Irene Rodriguez, a dancer, director and choreographer, a winner of the 2012 Ibero American Choreograhy Award, said that her company will perform at the WWCI Studios, […]

26 April, 2017 Cuba Celebrates French Culture with a Varied Cultural Program

Havana, Cuba.-Over the next few months, Cuba will celebrate French culture with a wide-range activity program that will be held on Thursday with the 20th edition of the French Film Festival, the organizers said. The event will be opened at 8:30 pm local time at Charles Chaplin Movie Theater and will include the showing of […]

12 April, 2017 UNESCO Director Salutes Celebration in Cuba of Jazz Day 2017

París, France.-UNESCO Director General, irina Bokova, saluted the celebration in Cuba of the International Jazz Day 2017, date in which big representatives of the genre worldwide will meet in Havana. ‘For UNESCO it is an honor to associate again with the Institute of Jazz Thelonious Monk and the Cuban Institute of Music to hoist jazz […]

10 April, 2017 Academic Day of Ballet Schools Meeting Begins in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The classes, workshops and conferences of the XXIII International Meeting of academies for the teaching of ballet began today in the main school institution of this art in Cuba, with representatives of a dozen countries. The National School of Ballet Fernando Alonso will host the intense academic day, unique of its kind in the […]

28 March, 2017 Alicia Alonso Appreciates Welcome to National Ballet in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica.-Prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso appreciated today here, also on behalf of members of the National Ballet of Cuba, the welcome given by Costa Rican audience and authorities. ‘I am very pleased by the love and welcome given by the Costa Rican people’, Alicia Alonso told the Prensa Latina news agency at […]

27 March, 2017 Jam Session Closes Havana World Music Festival

Havana, Cuba.-With a jam session that summons guest artists, Havana World Music Festival comes to an end Sunday at the Factory of Cuban Art (FAC), in this capital. From Thursday, March 23rd, the FAC and the Metropolitan Park of Havana were the stages for bands of a wide rande of musical trends from around the […]

21 March, 2017 Havana World Music Festival Intends to Set Havana in Motion

Havana, Cuba.-The fourth edition of the festival Havana World Music (HWM) will develop this year with the intention to set the capital in motion to the rhythm of different musical styles, as rock, hip-hop and jazz, the organizers announced. ‘Music will not stop from March 23-26 at the two places chosen for this purpose: Fabrica […]

17 March, 2017 Delegation of World Association of Chefs Visits Cuba

Havana, cuba.-A delegation from the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) will visit Cuba next April to exchange with tourism and trade authorities, officials said. The president of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (Facrc), Eddy Fernández, said today that the visit is scheduled from April 1 to 6, when they […]

17 March, 2017 Storytellers from 12 Countries to Attend Cuban International Festival

Havana, Cuba.-The 9th International Festival of Storytelling, March 20th to 26th, will be attended by storytellers from 12 countries, said today the organizing committee of the event. According to president of the organizing committee Mayra Navarro, the delegation with highest amount of participants is Mexico, with 9 storytellers, followed by countries as Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, […]

10 March, 2017 Week on French Culture in Havana to Celebrate Diversity

Havana, Cuba.-With a week to celebrate French culture, from March 18th to 26th, Cuba joins this international initiative to highlight this fruitful and varied culture, said sources here. French Ambassador in Cuba Jean-Marie Bruno said that there is a large program that includes films, dance and music performances, as well as plastic arts exhibitions. Various […]

16 February, 2017 Gabriel García Márquez Returns to Cuba in Sculpture

Havana, cuba.-The Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez walks from today in a courtyard of the historic center of this capital thanks to the work and grace of an art that Cuban José Villa Soberón fully masters sculpture. Known as the resuscitator, Villa Soberón, 2008 National Plastic Arts Prize, made the sculptures of John Lennon in […]

16 February, 2017 Margaret Atwood’s Work Attracts Attention in the Cuban Book Fair

Havana, Cuba- Canadian writer Margaret Atwood´s work is today one of the great attractions in the 26th International Book Fair of Havana, with the participation of authors and publishers from more than 45 countries. Cuban scholars Nancy Morejon and Pablo Armando Fernandez translated into Spanish a poetic anthology of this icon of contemporary literature, nominated […]

15 February, 2017 Literary Forum Opens at International Book Fair in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-French writer, poet, essayist and philosopher Paul Valery and the French literature are the issues of the program of the first session of the literary forum at the 26th International Book Fair held in Cuba. The Villena hall at the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) will host the event until February […]