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Jamaican Intellectual Bestowed Honoris Causa Degree in Havana

The title of Doctor Honoris Causa in Economic Sciences was bestowed on Jamaican intellectual Norman Paul Girvan during a ceremony held on Wednesday at the Main Hall of the University of Havana. Read More

Committees in Defense of the Cuban Revolution Announce Congress

After being postponed twice due to extreme weather conditions, the Seventh Congress of the Committees in Defense of the Revolution (CDRs) will take place on December 13 and 14 at Havana's International Convention Center. Read More

International Craft Fair FIART 2008: Expertise, Tradition and Modernity

To highlight the expertise of Cuban and foreign craftsmen and to exhibit those works that better combine tradition and current designs are the main objectives of the XII International Crafts Fair FIART 2008. This year, the fair is dedicated to Sancti Spiritus, a province located in the central part of the country, 300 kilometers away from the capital. Read More

Benicio del Toro Coming to Havana Film Festival

Organizers of the 30th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema confirmed on Wednesday that Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro will arrive Saturday to attend the special presentation of the film about Ernesto Che Guevara by US filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. Read More

Graphic Designers from Cuba and the United States in a Joint Project

Design in music is the theme that this time summons graphic designers from the United States and Cuba who are participating in the project Sharing Dreams / Compartiendo sueños. For the fifth time they gather together in Havana to exhibit a sample of 18 posters in the Majadahonda Hall of the Centro Pablo de la Torriente Brau, one of the main sponsors. Read More

One of Cuba´s best known folkloric ensembles, Yoruba Andabo in Concert

One of Cuba´s best known folkloric ensembles, Yoruba Andabo, was gave a concert in this capital, dedicated to Rumba. Read More

Cuban Sculptor Jose Villa Soberón received the National Award of Plastic Arts

José Villa Soberón, the author of important figures, such as John Lennon and El caballero de París received the 2008 National Award of Plastic Arts, at the Arts Museum of this capital. Read More

Havana Film Fest Honors Mike Leigh

British filmmaker Mike Leigh will be honored Thursday in the 30th Festival of the New Latin American Film Festival, with the screening of 11 of his most important films. Read More

In Havana: Jojazz 2008 Awards

The gala closing of the Jojazz 2008 young jazz festival took place at the Mella Theater with awards being presented to the winners. Read More

In Santiago de Cuba: Pablo Hernández Research and Information Center Celebrates 6th Anniversary

The Pablo Hernández Balaguer Research and Information Center is not very well-known among local residents. This is perhaps because it is ‘hidden’ inside the building that houses the prestigious Dolores Concert Hall, which stands out prominently for its acoustic, cultural and architectural values.<br /> Read More