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Alicia Alonso, head of Cuba's national ballet calls on U.S. arts community to reject embargo

Prima ballerina Alicia Alonso released copies in English and Spanish of an open letter to the American arts and academic community that dismissed the trade sanctions as absurd. Read More

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas celebrate 55 years of rumba tradition

Artex and Bis Music puts on party to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Los Muñequitos. Read More

Carlos Acosta will dance with artists from Ballet Nacional de Cuba

For this show, Acosta takes three pieces by Cuban choreographer Alberto Mendez, plus a showpiece pas de deux from Le Corsaire, and links them together with a modern day narrative, involving a bookish girl and her no-good boyfriend. Read More

Holguin to Celebrate Ibero American Culture Festival

More than 100 guests from eight nations confirmed their presence at the fifteenth Celebration of the Ibero American Culture Festival. Read More

First National Festival of Art Instructors starts in Havana

These young instructors develop their artistic work hand in hand with their teaching duties Read More

Carnival returns to Varadero after years of absence

After several years of absence, the Carnival returns to Varadero as a result of recent accords between the island's Culture and Tourism ministries. Read More

Members of Cuban National Ballet in Venezuela

Maestro Cabrera will be in charge of the didactic-artistic session at the Ballet School of the Americas that was requested by the Foundation of Young Choreographers and that will cover the history, techniques, expression and styles of ballet. Read More

Carlos Acosta: a ballet superstar

The wayward Havana boy turned ballet superstar tells our correspondent why he is still fiercely proud of his roots; and, below, an extract from his new autobiography. Read More

Cuban dancers perform at Rome Opera Theate

Delgado and Domitro, representatives of the latest generation of talents members of the group led by Prima Ballerina Absolute Alicia Alonso Read More

Las Tunas enjoyed its Carnival

Last Thursday the city opened 25 carnival areas with the performance of more then 50 orchestras from the country and from the province that together with the traditional parade of congas, comparsas and coaches, delighted the inhabitants. Read More

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