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Cuban Poet Luis Marre Bestowed National Literature Prize

The National Literature Prize 2008 was granted, during a ceremony in Havana, to author Luis Marre, considered a singular poet with high values and a work among the most attractive ones in the second half of the 20th century. Read More

Norwegian Minister Lauds Cuban Authors Quality

The Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs of Norway, Trond Giske, extolled here today the quality of Cuban writers and the need for increasing presence of their work in his country´s literature. Read More

6th International Essay Contest awards went to writers of Spain, Argentina, Mexico and Cuba.

A jury made up by Brazilian Frei Betto, as president, Santiago Alba from Spain, Argentinean Adolfo Columbres, Spanish Marcos Roitman and Cuban Osvaldo Martinez, agreed to give the main award to Luis Martinez Andrade, Mexican resident in France for his work “The Shopping Mall as Paradigm of the Neocolonial Discourse.” Read More

The book "Peace in Colombia" by Fidel Castro in the International Book Fair

The book "Peace in Colombia" by Fidel Castro is among the most sold texts so far in the International Book Fair, according to "Editora Politica" publishing house. Read More

Two Stands about Cuban Cinema at the International Fair of Havana

“For the first time the Cuban Arts Institute and Film Industry (ICAIC) will be represented by two big stands at the International Book Fair”, said Mercy Ruiz, director of the publishing house of this Institute. Read More

Voodoo Book Pins Cuba, Haiti, DR

The third edition of the book Voodoo in Cuba further conceptualizes the Haitian presence in Cuba, affirmed Orlando Verges, director of Casa del Caribe. Read More

A story on the forerunner of soap operas to narrate the Cuban Republican age

Reinaldo González, Nacional Literature Award, declared here that in his book El más humano de los autores (The most humane of authors), about Félix B. Caignet, considered to be the forerunner of soap operas, he draws a story on the Republican Cuba.<br /> Read More

Chile President Opens Cuba Book Fair

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet will attend Thursday the inauguration of Havana's International Book Fair, this time dedicated to her country. Read More

The album "Havana Nights" is the first one by clarinet and piano duet produced in Cuba

The album ‘Tarde en la Habana’ (Havana Nights) is the first one by the D`Accord Duet, made up of masters Marita Rodríguez, piano, and Vicente Monterrey, clarinet Read More

Chilean Culture at Cuban Book Fair

Homage to outstanding Chilean creators like Pablo Neruda, Violeta Parra and Victor Jara centers the academic and artistic program of the 18th Cuban Book Fair, to be opened as of Friday in this capital. Read More

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