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A heartfelt art tribute

The slim figure of the Spanish flamenco dancer Antonio Gades has been portrayed in a tribute sculpture. It stands on the terrace of the Palacio de Lombillo overlooking the Plaza de la Catedral in Old Havana. Read More

Havana Opens Cubadisco Music Fair

The International CUBADISCO Music Fair begins Saturday May 19 in Havana, a cultural event that organized by Cuban Institute of Music in its 11th edition. Karl Marx Theater, with capacity for 5,000 people, will be scenario for the CUBADISCO award-ceremony, also special and honor laureates awarded by the jury will be presented. Read More

Cuba's First Railroad Museum reopens

Cuba's first Museum of the Railroad reopened in the municipality of Bejucal, Havana, to commemorate the International Day of Museums, May 18th and the 170 anniversary of the first railroad in Cuba. The remodelled center founded twenty years ago, displays the history of the railroad in Cuba, seventh country in the world and first in Ibero America to have it. Read More

Cuban project to relate childhood with heritage

A project that is to relate children with the heritage of the island will be presented here during the 4to Encuentro Iberoamericano de Museos y Centros Históricos (4th Spanish-Speaking American Encounter of Museums and Historical Centers), stated the organizers. Read More

Cuba to revitalize water system

Over a five year period, Cuba will dedicate about 60 million dollars to restore damaged hydraulic networks in the capital and three provinces of the country. Read More

Voices from Lethbridge

Some years ago, during a world short movie convention, the Canadian Professor George Evelyn had found in Exaudi a particular distinction when facing the singing. Read More

Tagore statue unveiled in Cuba

Indian Ambassador to Cuba, Mitra Vasisht called Rabindranath Tagore "an icon of humankind," during the unveiling of his statue to commemorate his 146th birth anniversary in Havana. Read More

Hemingway home in Cuba nominated for Restoration Award

Finca Vigia -Hemingway's Cuba home in the 1950's- has been nominated for a National Award for Conservation and Restoration of Sites and Monuments. Located on the outskirts of Havana, Finca Vigia became a museum in 1962. the historic site is now undergoing a complete renovation thanks to funding from Cuban government Read More

Cuba's Industriales wins through to Baseball Series final

Cuban baseball team Industriales has beaten Havana 10-0 and will go through to the Cuban Baseball Series final, battling the winner of the Santiago-Villa Clara game. There will be two more games in the Sandino Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday, and further games will take place in Santiago's Guillermon Moncada Stadium on Saturday and Sunday if needed. Read More

Big art party in Old Havanas streets and squares

The 12th edition of the International Dance Festival in Urban Landscapes: "Old Havana: City in Motion" becomes April 4th-8th a new creative dialogue starting from Havanan architecture, as the oldest part of the city has opened again its most famous streets, houses, squares and corners to the dance movement in this festival that brings together beautiful varied styles and trends. Read More

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