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Havana Film Festival to open December 5th

he 28th Festival of New Latin American Cinema will open in Havana on December 5 with the film El Laberinto del fauno from Mexican director Guillermo del Toro and will close with Volver, the latest from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. Read More

Eros, history, identity... and Marta Rojas!

From the shots Marta Rojas heard during the wee hours of July 26th, 1953, in Santiago de Cuba, when the noises from the carnival conga were silenced, to the publication of her fourth novel (or fifth?, if we mention her testimony The dead man's cave), this untamable, imaginative and persevering woman has been mixing the excellences of journalism. Read More

Cuba stands out at the piano contest held in Costa

By third time Cuba imposed its presence at the 4th piano contest "María Clara Cullell", that took place in Costa Rica, after obtaining the first awards within the two competitive modes. Read More

Viña del Mar repeats itself in Havana

Alfredo Guevara, president of the Havana Latin American Film Festival, ratified the condition of the event as continuator of that held in Viña del Mar, Chile, in 1967 when filmmakers of the region met for the first time. Read More

Chilean Literature at Casa de las Américas

Since some time ago, Casa de las Américas dedicates, at the end of every year, a week to the study and promotion of the work by outstanding writers from our continent. This years edition of the Authors Week will have Chilean writer and plastic artist Pedro Lemebel as its guest. Read More

Tomas Gutierrez Alea tribute at London Film Festival

This years London Latin Film Festival, to take place from November 25 to December 3, will pay tribute to the late Cuban director and screenwriter Tomas Guitierrez Alea, a founder of the Cuban Film Institute. Read More

Sociocultural community project Guerrilla de Teatreros will perform at the Cauto river

Famous by his tours to Sierra Maestra -the highest mountainous region of Cuba-, the sociocultural itinerant community project Guerrilla de Teatreros will perform this month at the plains next to El Cauto, the country's longest river. Read More

Third Festival of Havana's traditions at the House of Africa

The 3rd Festival of Havana's Traditions and Customs, sponsored by the House of Africa and the Cultural Project Jose Luciano Franco held from November 15th to December 13th in our capital. This Festival has the purpose of strengthening our identity and paying tribute to José Luciano Franco, an outstanding personality of our culture. The inauguration took place at the House of Africa, last November 15th, at ten in the morning. Read More

Compay honored in Santiago de Cuba

As one of the most authentic exponents of Cuban traditional music, it was honored in this capital troubadour Francisco Repilado (Compay Segundo), during the opening ceremony concert celebrating the centenarian of his anniversary of birth. Read More

Sosabravo to conquest Rome

Of important cultural event was termed the exhibit L'Epifania del Colore (Epiphany of Colors) by Cuban painter Alfredo Sosabravo opened at the art gallery Italo-Latin American Institute of Roma (IILA). Read More

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