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National Ballet Will Remember the Musician Enrique González Mantici

The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), directed by Alicia Alonso, will offer a special function on Thursday, dedicated to the orchestra director Enrique Gonzalez Mantici, one of the musicians closer to the prima ballerina and her company. Read More

Alicia Alonso to Receive Award in Italy

Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso will be presented today in Italy with the Prix Rome Jia Ruskaja 2012 as one of this year's winners of its lifetime achievement award, dedicated to people who have contributed to the creation and development of dance teaching methods. Read More

US Ballet Stars to Attend Havana Festival

Dancers from 20 countries — including dance stars from the United States such as Sarah Lene, Daniel Ulbricht and Tom Gold — will attend the 23rd International Ballet Festival of Havana (Oct. 28 – Nov. 7) Read More

Former Cuban ballet dancers bring expertise to Brandon Ballet

When Octavio Martín, a former principal dancer with the Cuban National Ballet, and his wife defected to the United States in 2005, they feared they might never dance again. Read More

Outstanding Cuban ballet teacher passes away

Former Cuban ballet dancer and teacher, Mirta Hermida, passed away in Havana on Wednesday as a result of a heart attack. Read More

National Ballet of Cuba cancels South African tour

The South African tour by Alicia Alonso's National Ballet of Cuba (NBC) was cancelled by the Havana-based company only days before its departure to Joburg. Read More

Alicia will Release Three Works in Ballet Festival of Havana

Cuba''s National Ballet (BNC) will premiere three works by the prima ballerina, Alicia Alonso, during the 23rd edition of the International Ballet Festival of Havana, to be held from next October 28 to November 7. Read More

Cuban Defector to Lead Brandon Ballet

Octavio Martin, who previously danced in the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, is the new artistic director of the Brandon Ballet. Read More

Cuban show Viva la vida welcomed in Hamburg

Cuban Contemporary Endedans Ballet Company directed by Tania Vergara returned to Hamburg, Germany presenting the world premiere of Viva la vida , which received a warm reception of the public who keeps applauding for several minutes. Read More

Viengsay Valdes Dazzles the Dominican Public

Viengsay Valdes, prima ballerina of Cuba’s National Ballet Company (BNC) received standing ovations during her presentation in the 6th Benefit Gala of Dance Stars, held in the Dominican Republic over the weekend. Read More

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