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December 9th

Juanes, a special award for Peace without Borders concert in 2009

The Colombian singer and composer Juanes was honoured here with a special award for the organization and general direction of the concert Peace without Borders 2009 last September in Havana. Read More

"Half a century of the Revolution in the Cuban Culture" special forum at the film festival

A special forum, Half a century of the Revolution in the Cuban Culture, will be held as part of the 31 International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, with the participation of important personalities of the big screen. Read More

Childhood and UNICEF at the Havana Film Festival

For the third time the UNICEF representation in Cuba will deliver their award to the cinematographic production that shows the best respect for the rights of children and teenagers. Read More

December 9th

Two of the Cuban five for retrial

Earlier this year, a federal appeals court threw out the original sentences handed down for Ramon Labanino and Fernando Gonzalez, both 46, ruling that they were too harsh. Tuesday the pair will go before a judge to learn the lengths of their new sentences.<br /> Read More

Suburban agriculture in Camaguey

Two major reasons that justify the project aimed at the best use of the land, by eliminating the nasty bush known as marabú and employing the animal draught in the surroundings of Camagüey. Read More

Cuban ballet to perform in Toronto

After a triumphant European tour, world-class dancers Anette Delgado and Javier Torres of the National Ballet of Cuba will grace Greater Toronto Area stages with their unique and deeply sensuous art form. Read More

Coppola's film "Tetro" in Havana

The movie, filmed in black and white, recounts the story of two brothers separated from each other for years, who meet up again in Buenos Aires in order to face up to a secret that will change their relationship for ever. Read More

Che: The New Man

Another Argentine film, showing outside of the competition, and on its world premiere, is the documentary Che: The New Man, by the eminent director Tristán Bauer, which, as Alfredo Guevara, founder of ICAIC and the Festival, has said, is an attempt to show a more human side of the guerrilla. Read More

Inti Herrera pre recording “San Juán de los Muertos”

Inti Herrera reveals Cubasí that the pre-recording of the film San Juán de los Muertos begins in 2010, along with director Alejandro Brugués with whom he already made Personal Belongings. Read More