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From Hollywood to Havana: Artists give movie posters a Cuban twist

<p style="text-align: justify;">By Nuala Calvi, for CNN. May 31, 2011 -- Updated 1426 GMT (2226 HKT) London, England (CNN) -- There are no pictures of A-list actors or screaming quotes from five-star reviews -- but the simple, bold designs of Cuban movie posters instantly catch the eye.Printed as silkscreens in a diminutive 20x30 inch format, using just three or four colors, the handmade posters rely on the artists' ability to capture the essence of each film in the most striking and intriguing way possible. Read More

Havana Art Biennial in MAY & JUNE 2012

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, May 31 (NNN-PRENSA LATINA) - The 11th Havana Biennial will be held in May and June 2012 with the participation of visual artists from Latin America, Asia and Africa focusing on large public spaces.The president of the National Visual Arts Council, Ruben del Valle Lantaron said the biennial will be a challenge for its organisers due to the economic limitations Cuba is currently facing. Read More

Cuba, Vietnam Discuss Cooperation in Rice Production

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Ruth.12:33Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Cooperation between Cuba and Vietnam in rice growing will be one of the topics of an international forum to be held here June 6-11.According to the president of the organizing committee, Telce Gonzalez, 70 percent of the delegates to the forum will be rice growers. Read More

VP's Visits to Boost Economic Ties with Italy, Cuba, Uruguay, Chile

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011-06-01 00:10:44. Xinhua.Web Editor: Zhangxu. Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming visits to Italy, Cuba, Uruguay and Chile will enhance bilateral ties and bolster trade and economic cooperation, a senior official said.Xi's official visits to the four nations are scheduled from June 1 to 13, during which he will also attend the ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification. Read More