Culture

11 January, 2017 Mexican Mayan Peasants to Exchange Experiences in Cuba

Mexico City, Mexico.-A group of Mexican Mayan peasants have come to Cuba today to exchange agro-ecological practices, according to a statement by Aleira Lara, head of the Greenpeace Agriculture Campaign. The members of the Mayan community will arrive on the island aboard the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, which is making its first voyage to the […]

10 January, 2017 Argentine Group La Colmenita Makes Children Dream in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina.-The Argentine group of the Cuban children”s theater company La Colmenita brought love, joy and magic to the children hospitalized in the capital of Juan Pedro Garrahan pediatric hospital, where they gave their art in a very unique setting. The small artists that integrate this project commanded in this southern nation by the […]

2 January, 2017 58th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution Celebrated with Ballet

Havana, Cuba.-The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) celebrated the 58th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution with the performance of the classic The Nutcracker, in version of director of BNC Alicia Alonso. Through Alonso´s hands, historian of Havana Eusebio Leal, was granted yesterday the Annual Award given by the Gran Teatro de La […]

29 December, 2016 Cuban Music Students to Perform in the USA

Havana, Cuba.-Cuban music students members of the Jazz Band of the Cuban Amadeo Roldan Conservatoire will play at a community concert next January 5 in the USA, the Ministry of Culture has reported here today. The 14 young players will be traveling to New Orleans on an invitation by the Horns to Havana Project to […]

9 December, 2016 New Looks on Latin American Cinema from Havana

Havana, Cuba.-The International School of Film and Television in San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV) has opened today its space ˜Nuevas Miradas”, to prosecute the projects of young filmmakers and to discuss current issues in this area. Specialists and producers will meet at the EICTV to share their experiences and value the new creations emerged […]

7 December, 2016 Havana FIART Opens with Cuban and International Arts and Crafts

Havana, Cuba.-This year”s International Crafts Fair Crafts (FIART) has now opened at the PABEXPO exhibition hall, in western Havana. The fair features crafts from Cuba and other parts of the world and this year welcomes exhibitors from Portugal and Haiti, along with participants from 18 other nations such as Spain, Italy, Canada, India, Argentina and […]

7 December, 2016 Carlos Acosta Dance Company Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro

Havana, Cuba.-The company directed by star dancer Carlos Acosta will carry out a tribute performance today to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to thank his constant support to the arts of the country. Acosta Danza, name of the company, will perform at the Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro in Havana’s Garcia Lorca […]

6 December, 2016 Cuban Ballet Group to Close 2016 Dancing in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Lizt Alfonso Ballet of Cuba, a ballet group recently awarded with the International Spotlight Award in the United States, announced that it will close its 2016 performing season with a show called ”1..2…3…Everybody to Stage” in Cuba. All the generations of the ballet company including its professional current staff will take part in […]

3 December, 2016 Carlos Acosta Dance Company to Dedicate Performance to Fidel Castro

Havana, Cuba.-The company directed by star dancer Carlos Acosta said today that next performances will be dedicated to Cuban Revolution”s historic leader Fidel Castro, to thank him for his constant support for Cuban arts. Acosta Danza, name of the company, will perform on December 7th at the hall Garcia Lorca of the Gran Teatro de […]

28 November, 2016 Cuba Writers, Artists express Sorrow for Fidel’s Death

Havana, Cuba.-The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (Uneac) and the Hermanos Saíz Association (AHS) expressed their sorrow today over the physical disappearance of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. A joint statement of the entities of Cuban writers and artists describes Fidel as an example of dignity, courage and ethics […]

25 November, 2016 Plácido Domingo Gives an Open Rehearsal for Art Students in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo will offer an open rehearsal today at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso to students of art schools and members of the Teatro Lírico de Cuba. The Ministry of Culture of the Caribbean country confirmed that the National Symphony Orchestra will accompany the singer in this session […]

24 November, 2016 Cuba Thanks Promotion of Media Cooperation with China

Santiago, Chile, Chile.-Cuban media executives have expressed thanks today for the promotion of cooperatiion with the Chinese press, regarding a summit meeting held in this capital. The president of the Prensa Latina News Agency, Luis Enrique Gonzalez; and the general director of Granma newspaper, Pelayo Terry, have offered their comments on the final day of […]

24 November, 2016 Youth Festival in Cuba to Bring Together the Arts

Havana, Cuba.-More than 600 young creators will meet at the 9th edition of the Love In Festival, which will bring gather all the arts in the Morro-Cabana complex, according to the spokeswoman of the event, Yakiela Torres. On Friday and Saturday, 15 different venues will simultaneously open exhibitions that will show the work made on […]