Culture

9 September, 2016 Book on Che Combatants Launched in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina.-The book ”De La Higuera a Chile. El Rescate” by Cubans Adys Cupull and Froilan Gonzalez, about the survivors of the Che guerrilla movement in Bolivia, has been launched in Argentina. The authors and the director of the Cienflores publishing house that publish and distribute the book, Maximiliano Thibaut, launched it last night […]

9 September, 2016 Front Line Event to Promote Cuban Artists Abroad

Havana, Cuba.-The updating of the music industry and legal procedures to introduce Cuban artists to audiences abroad tops the agenda of Front Line sessions at Habanarte Festival today. According to Ela Ramos, the event is focused on promoting national cultural products and is a co-production between Cuban and foreign artistic agencies. ‘A showcase will be […]

9 September, 2016 Cuban Famous Actor Jose Antonio Rodriguez Dies

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban actor and theatre director José Antonio Rodríguez, died in this capital at the age of 81 years, disclosed today several press media here. Rodríguez, an intellectual dedicated to the theater, the cinema and the Cuban television for more than 50 years, was affected in the last years by a degenerative illness that […]

6 September, 2016 Russia Stresses Importance of Reading About Fidel Castro

Moscow, Russia.- Russian readers should read about the life of Fidel Castro, a legendary figure of our times, the head of the editorial department at the Russian Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media (Rospechat), Yuri Pulia, said today. Fidel Castro is a legendary figure, which Russian readers should learn about and the best way […]

5 September, 2016 Cuba’s Presence in Acapulco Book Fair Makes Headlines in Mexico

Acapulco, Mexico.-The presence of a Cuban delegation in the upcoming global relaunch of the International Book Fair in Acapulco (FIL-A) made headlines on Saturday in Mexican media. ‘Acapulco honors Cuba’ was the headline in the Excelsior newspaper, founded in 1917. It is the second oldest paper in Mexico City. This publication highlighted the presence by […]

20 July, 2016 Cuban Ballet Dedicates Classic Don Quixote to Fidel Castro

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban National Ballet will make three performances next weekend of the classic piece Don Quixote, dedicated to the 90th birthday of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, the company reported today. The Federico Garcia Lorca hall at the Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro in Havana will host the performances of the […]

19 July, 2016 Cuba and Bahamas on Tourist Business Together

Havana, Cuba.-Tourism is supplying sources for business between Cuba and the Bahamas, as representatives from both countries who started a forum of two days to identify new chances for trade and investments, evaluated here Monday. The forum found the multi-desination offers inside the Caribbean zone among the concrete possibilties, said Edison L. Sumner, executive director […]

15 July, 2016 Cuban Salsa Band Touring South America

Havana, Cuba.-After the successful completion of its European tour, Cuban band Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor is currently organizing a tour of South America to promote his latest album “Que no me quiten la fe.” For the first time, the band will perform in Chile, on August 12 at Orixas salsa club. Later, the […]

15 July, 2016 Cuba: Money Bills More than a Century Old Exhibited

Matanzas, Cuba.-A sample of money bills issued between the Ten-Year War (1868-1878) and 1958 is being exhibited at the Jose Ramon Zulueta Museum of Colon, Matanzas, Cuba. Entitled ‘Bills in the Republic of Cuba’, specialists consider the sample, shown at the institution, to be a rich informative reservoir, according to the weekly newspaper Girón. The […]

14 July, 2016 Cuban Bartenders Compete in USA

Havana, Cuba.-Bartenders from the famous El Floridita bar-restaurant will compete in late July in the International Festival Tales of the Cocktail 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana,United States,it was officially reported today. Spokesmen for that Havana bar-restaurant, famous for the presence of celebrities such as American novelist, Ernest Hemingway, said the competition will take place from […]

14 July, 2016 Cuban Jazz Players Appaluded in France

Paris, France.-The Cuban musician César López and his group Havana Ensemble showed their talent in an applauded jazz concert in Enghien-les-Bains, which still resounds in the cultural media of this French city. The metropolis, “emphasized by its narrow cultural links with Cuba, was again a head office and promoter of the quality, variety and wealth […]

13 July, 2016 Culinary Workshops at Peruvian Cultural Week in Havana

Havana, Cuba.-Renowned Peruvian chef, Javier Ampuero, is giving here today the second of three demonstration workshops preparing dishes from the Andean nation, as part of the fourth South American country”s cultural week in the island. Graduate from Le Cordon Bleu Peru culinary institute, Ampueros meetings are directed to colleagues from the major state and private […]

12 July, 2016 Cuba to Attend Session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Paris, France.-Cuba will participate in the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee of the Convention on the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage at UNESCO, scheduled from July 10 to 20 in Istanbul, Turkey. Cuba will attend as a member State, after its election in November 2015 at the 20th Assembly of the State […]