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Cuban Film Institute Sends Condolences to British Actress Vanessa Redgrave

The Cuban Film Institute ICAIC sent Friday its condolences to British actress Vanessa Redgrave, for the passing of her daughter Natasha Richardson. Read More

Cuba Dedicates Danzón Festival to Mexico

The 6th Danzón Festival Havana 2009, scheduled from March 30 to April 5 in Havana, will be dedicated to Mexico City. Read More

In Cuba: Gitana Tropical in Her 80s

In the 19th century, Cuba’s backwardness in painting started to become noticeable in the representation of the national landscape and patriotic sentiments, in comparison to poetry, fiction and music. According to writer José Lezama Lima, painting only managed to capture on canvas “the landscape painters’ scratchings and babblings”. Read More

Saudi-Cuba Cultural Co-op Accord Inked

The governments of Saudi Arabia and Cuba signed an executive program of cultural cooperation and expressed interest in strengthening and expanding links in that field, informed Cuban diplomatic sources. Read More

Omara Portuondo to present in Galicia her album Gracias

The well known Cuban singer Omara Portuondo performed in this city of Galicia as part of a series of performances for her sixtieth anniversary of artistic life and to present her most recent album, called Gracias (Thank your).<br /> Read More

The Cuban mark of Victor Hugo

The French writer Victor Hugo has an almost obvious presence in Cuba, which sometimes strongly emerges to the surface and other keeps flowing with the quiet rumour of an underground current. Read More

Cuban Films Exhibited in Lebanon

A festival of Cuban cinema was inaugurated in packed theater at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts in Beirut , on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) Read More

Cuba, Uganda Parliaments to Cooperate

The Parliaments of Cuba and Uganda signed here a protocol to define the framework to promote and develop cooperation. Read More

Afro Cuban All Stars in a 40-city tour in the United States

When Americans think about Cuban music, most likely they first think “salsa,” the infectious hybrid Latino dance music that permeates many cafes, markets and night clubs. Read More

Cuban Ballet Dancer Leoannis Pupo-Guillen at the Eugene Ballet Company

Born in Cuba, Leoannis Pupo-Guillen can truly thank his family’s luck of the draw for his opportunity to become one of the prestigious dancers of the internationally renowned group, Eugene Ballet Company. <br /> Read More