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January 8th

University of Havana Celebrates 280th Anniversary

The University of Havana, the first higher learning institution in Cuba, celebrated its 280th anniversary on Saturday in an emotional celebration that paid tribute to the institutions resolute commitment to revolutionary ideas throughout the history of Cuba. Read More

Las Tunas Will Create More Brigades for Construction of Housings in 2008

That decision, already in the bureau of the National Institute for the Housing, obeys the lack of constructive capacity by the main executioners in the territory, about 670 kilometers to the east of Havana. Read More

Cuba Beats Mexico in Men's Olympic Volleyball Qualifier Opener

This tournament concludes on January 11 and it grants only one ticket for the volleyball contest of the Beijing Olympic Games next summer. Read More

Havana's Hotel Infrastructure to Grow

The city offers 12,325 rooms distributed in 62 hotels, and generates 33 percent of the country's tourist revenues. Read More

Lizt Alfonso Ballet Expresses Cuban Spirit

The Lizt Alfonso Ballet returns to Canada in March to perform its also successful show Fuerza y Compas. Read More

Matanzas, venue of 2008 international event on ceramics

This was reported by specialists of the Asociación Cubana de Artesanos Artistas (ACAA) (Cuban Association of Artisan Artists). Read More

Publishing house Ácana continues enriching literary scope in Camagüey

The Camaguey-based publishing house Acana was founded in 1990 as a project masterminded by President Fidel Castro to be implemented in the whole nation. Read More

January 7th

Cuban Intellectuals Consider the 2007 As a Year of Important Cultural Debates

The Cuban artists and writers have debated the bureaucratic difficulties that affect the culture, until big topics in the complex global world, the defense of the identity and the barriers related with the artistic creation, the communication, and the market of the art. Read More

Cultural Program Takes Arts to Cuban Penitentiaries

The project, which came up as an initiative by songwriter and singer Silvio Rodriguez, will start with a concert at a penitentiary known as "Boniato", in eastern Santiago de Cuba province. Read More