Cuba Headlines

Cuba News, Breaking News, Articles and Daily Information

Chile will be the guest of honor at the next International Book Fair in Cuba.
The 2008 Book Fair was closed last Saturday after 10 days of successful activity.

The International Book Fair will be extended to 43 cities and towns of Cuba, including mountainous zones until March 9th in Santiago de Cuba.

A total of 900,000 books were sold, said the Organizing Committee.

The 10the day program included the presentation of books by Mexican Raquel Tibot, Soledad Acosta de Samper, and famous writer Elena Poniatowska.

There was a special moment for recently deceased Cuban writer Lisandro Otero, 2002 National Literature Award winner, with a re-edition of his book Temporada de Angeles.

There was also a donation of the International Book Fair of Madrid to the National Library of Cuba consisting in books of Miguel de Cervantes, Maria Teresa de Leon and others.

Galician Teresa Moure, Rosa Aneiros and Marta Dacosta will give a conference on female literature in Galicia.

The Galician delegation offered an audiovisual show titled Rosalia 21 dedicated to Galician poetry and poet Rosalia de Castro, one of the most important Spanish poets.


Related News