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April 19th

Pedrito Calvo celebrates 50 years of making music

<p align="left">April has a special place in the heart and soul of Pedrito Calvo. In April 1957, he sang in public for the first time on the radio program La Corte Suprema del Arte. Four years later, in the very same month, he heard Fidel Castro proclaim the socialist nature of the Cuban Revolution. Read More

Cubas Baseball Finals Kick Off in Santiago de Cuba

<p align="left">Norge Luis Vera (Santiago) and Frank Montieth (Industriales) are tonights scheduled starting pitcher. Read More

April 17th

Carhabana, a Cuban-French Musical Adventure

Carhabana is a new musical adventure which was recently presented at the MIDEM 2007 International Festival. This is a Project born between May 2005 and February 2006, from young French and Cuban musicians, who fuse together Afro-Cuban (Latin) jazz, the danzón, the bolero and the sound of Central-European gypsy tradition. Read More

Cuban fencing team ready for ALBA Games

Cuba's Pan-American Epee Champion at Santo Domingo 2003 Eimey Gomez leads the island's fencing team to the 2nd Games of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, slated to run from April 27 through May 3 in Valencia, Venezuela. 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

Cuban Ballet to World Gala in Lisbon

Cuban ballet dancers Viengsay Valdes and Romel Frometa will perform at an international gala on World Dance Day, April 29, in Portugal, Alicia Alonso s company sources announced Monday. Read More

Cuban Movie Awarded at Saharan Film Festival

The Cuban film Viva Cuba received a special mention on Sunday at this years Sahara International Film Festival, being held in Algeria. Directed by Juan Carlos Cremata, the movie tells the store of a boy and a girl who defend their friendship, despite their families rivalry, by standing up for their rights to take part in the decisions affecting their future. Read More

Ties with Cuba to be strengthened

China and Cuba yesterday pledged to strengthen their friendship on their rapidly growing cooperation in various fields. The commitment was made during an-hour-long meeting between Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing and his Cuban counterpart Felipe Roque in Beijing. Read More

April 16th

Cuba to attend international Son and Salsa Congress

Cuba will attend the 2nd International Congress of Music, Identity and Culture in the Caribbean that will gather researchers and artists from four continents in the Dominican Republic starting Friday 13. Dominican State Secretary of Culture Jose Rafael Lantigua highlighted that this years event is dedicated to Son and Salsa and its celebration April 13-15 at Leon Center in Santiago de los Caballeros Read More

Cuba to host Invisible Cinema Festival

On April 16 the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain and the International Poor Cinema Festival of Gibara, Cuba will convene the First Invisible Cinema Festival in Gibara. Read More