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December 24th

Van Van Orchestra ready for its USA Tour

Los Van Van, a cult band credited with reinventing salsa time and again since their debut in 1969, will be the latest group of Cuban artists to benefit from a quiet resumption of cultural exchanges under current U.S. President Barack Obama. Read More

Cubadisco 2010 Festival with many expectancies

The International 2010 Cubadisco Festival –which will hold country music as the main theme and improvisers from all over the world as guests of honour- will take place between May 15 and 23, 2010. Read More

National Social Sciences Awarded to Pedro Pablo Rodriguez

The 2009 National Social Sciences Award was on Monday presented to Pedro Pablo Rodriguez, who’s a researcher of the Jose Marti Research Center and professor at the Havana University.<br /> Read More

Guaguampiano a joint premiere by Frank Fernández and Los Muñequitos de Matanzas

Renowned Cuban musician Frank Fernández and the famous Los Muñequitos de Matanzas dance group starred on Sunday in the world premiere of the piece Guaguampiano at the Sauto Theater.<br /> Read More

Cuba already counts with a Planetarium

A Cuban planetarium opened in the historical centre of Havana, honoring the invention of the telescope by the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei (1609-2009) four centuries ago.<br /> Read More

Holguin Already Has its Shaolin Chamber

The Kung Fu, a martial art of Chinese origin, escaped from the secret walls of the Shaolin temple to expand all across the world in many styles and different schools. Read More

Yumari Gonzalez leads Cuban Best Cyclists’ List in 2009

The gold and silver medals won by Yumari González in the World Championship held in Pruskow, Poland, allowed her to be elected as Cuba's best cyclist in 2009. <br /> Read More

Writer of Holguin Wins Red Mangrove National Contest

Writer Rafael A. Inza won First Prize at the 14th National Mangle Rojo (red mangrove), sponsored by the Association Hermanos Saiz (AHS) in the Isle of Youth, with the story “Easy life.”. Read More

Young Avilanian photographer exhibits his work in black and white

A photographic exhibition of the young Avilanian artist Humberto del Río, was opened in the art gallery of the provincial centre, “Raúl Martínez” at Ciego de Ávila. Read More

Aging population continues to grow in Cuba

In Cuba, one million people are elderly people (60 years of age or more), and some 125 660 of them live in Camagüey, which ranks sixth among the island’s 14 provinces and one special municipality. Read More