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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

Cuban medical videos

Half a dozen Cuban experts participate with their films in the Videomed 2006 Festival, held every two years in the capital of Extremadura, Spain. This is the most important event of its kind in the peninsula and one of the most prestigious in the world with more than 20 years of existente. 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

Outstanding archeologist and restorer honored in Cuba

A week named "De Los Lirios a las Palmas Reales" (From the Lilies to the Royal Palms) paid homage to the outstanding Spanish professor Francisco Prat Puig, whose restoring contribution extended to the Caribbean country. 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

International celebrities to honor Fidel Castro

A colloquial meeting among international personages of the world of culture, experts, political and social leaders will pay homage to the 80th anniversary of the Cuban President Fidel Castro. The activity, part of the program conceived by the Guayasamin Foundation to celebrate the important date will take place at the Havana Convention Center. 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

Cuba develops resistant vegetable varieties

New varieties of tomatoes and sweet peppers developed at the Liliana Dimitrova Horticulture Research Institute are showing excellent initial results. Read More