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May 15th

Lucia in "the golden cup"

Lucía Pages Gonzalez has just return to Timor Leste to continue with her labor as a nurse which has carried out during 32 years. Before her departure we could talked with her to know a little more about her internationalist mission and her professsion. Read More

Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas assumes the direction of the National Library

With the presence of Abel Prieto, Minister for Culture, Rafael Bernal, first vice-minister, vice-minister Vivian Velunza; Eliades Acosta, former director of the José Martí National Library (BNJM in Spanish) and current chief of the Culture Department of the Central Comitee of the PCC (Cuban Communist Party in Spanish), as well as sub-directors chiefs of departments of the Library, was officially presented Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas as the director of the prestigious institution. Read More

Carlos Varela invited to Ottawa festival

The organizers of the Ottawa Blues Festival have invited Cuban trova singer Carlos Varela to join the line-up of celebrities who, between next July 7th and 17th, will light up the stage in that Canadian city. Read More

Arturo Sotto to premiere in Cuba

Cuban film maker Arturo Sotto (1967), twice nominated for Goya prize, will present, on May 22nd, his most recent film, confirmed the Cuban Film Institute. ¨The night of innocents¨ (La Noche de los Inocentes), is the title of the film in which Silvia Aguila plays the leading role, along with Jorge Perugorria ; ¨Strawberry and Chocolate¨ (Fresa y Chocolate). Read More

A prelude to hope

Since February and until next July 5th there will be held in Havana the cycle A prelude to hope. The struggle for power of the Cuban Revolution, 1859-1959, sponsored by the Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring department from the Instituto de Historia de Cuba (Cuban History Institute), under the direction of the historian and researcher Ricardo Quiza. Read More

Casino Dancers from all-over-the world respond to Dance Call

A calling to participate in the 2nd World Encounter of Dancers and Dancing Academies of Casino and Salsa, to be taking place in our capital from November 25th-30th, was presented in Havana during a press conference held at the Nacional Hotel. Read More

Cuba defeats Temuco in friendly soccer match in Chile

The Cuban national soccer team defeated Deportes Temuco on Sunday in a tune-up game played 800 kilometers south of Santiago and with an average temperature of three degree Celsius. Read More

Cuban arts exhibition in Cyprus

From the small Caribbean Island arrived to this Mediterranean Island, the excellent Cuban arts exhibition entitled "Cubanías", which was inaugurated at the arts gallery of the Municipal Cultural Center in this capital. Read More

Workshop on Underwater Archaeology at the Ibero-American Encounter of Museums and Historical Centres

A workshop on underwater archaeology, a modality created by the North American Edward H. Thompson at the beginning of the 20th Century, will be held in the Cuban Capital during the Ibero-American Encounter of Museums and Historical Centers. Read More

Jazz Café; a cultural institution

Jazz Café has a rigorous and diverse programming, with outstanding artists and groups as Cesar López and Habana Ensemble, Oscar Valdés and Diákara, and that vocal phenomenon called Sexto Sentido. Read More