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Cuba celebrated 75 years of Sóngoro Cosongo

Scholars of the work of Nicolás Guillén celebrated in the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) the 75th anniversary of the first publication of Sóngoro Cosongo, which was for many the door to discover a new dimension of being Cuban. Read More

The 20th International Ballet Festival comes to an end

A gala cultural ceremony closed the 20th International Ballet Festival with the performances of prestigious Cuban and foreign dancers as Jose Manuel Carreño, Julio Bocca and Patrick de Bana. Read More

Charanga Habanera will make its bow at diverse discotheques and party salons in Italy

Cuban popular orchestra of danceable music Charanga Habanera, under David Calzado`s leadership, will make its bow at diverse discotheques and party salons in Rome, Milani and Totino. Read More

An homage under the title Compay Segundo 100 Years will be held in Santiago de Cuba

The commemorative event will start at Dolores Hall from this oriental city with a concert featuring versions by this legendary trovasonero, in charge of the Symphonic Orchestra and a group pf Italian musicians. Read More

London Mayor praises Cuba achievements

Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London, praised Cuba's social achievements and bashed President George Bush for economic war on Cuba and the occupation of Iraq. Read More

World sales of Cuban Havana Club soar

The distributor of the best known Cuban rum, Havana Club International, announced it will close the year with sales at three million cases. Read More

Partagas House turns 13 in November

The 13th anniversary of the Partagas Tobacco House in Havana will have a celebration at the end of November, with its best clients in the world Read More

Red Cross reunites families in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

In Sancti Spiritus province, more than 60 families whose members had been separated from each other for different reasons could be reunited after the efficient work of the local Red Cross Association Read More

Cuba may reduce nickel flow to Dutch firm -sources

Cuba's state-run nickel producer, Cubaniquel, is in talks to reduce shipments to a Dutch company that buys around 50 percent of the island's nickel and perhaps divert the metal to China Read More

Young cuban fourth in mental calculus olympiad

Yusnier Viera, the young Cuban from Havana who recently achieved two Guinness records for mental calculus, was placed fourth at the 2nd World Olympiad of that modality, which took place at the Mathematics Museum of Giessen, Germany. Read More