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X Alfonso: the big winner again

As it happened in the 2005 edition, musician X Alfonso took the first laurels at the 2006 Lucas Awards, for Best Video Clip of the Year, with "Una interrogante" (A question), directed by the artist himself, Best Direction and Best Fusion Music Video Clip. Read More

Omara Portuondo Breaks Russian Routine

The concert by Cuban singer Omara Portuondo set for December 1st at the Music House in the Russian capital has called on thousands of admirers eager to meet with the "lady of song" again. Read More

Silvio Rodriguez celebrates 60th birthday concert bash

Silvio Rodriguez, one of the icons of the Latin American political song, celebrated his 60th birthday along with a whole host of Cuban signer-song writers, friends and family. Read More

Cultural Gala held to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Granma landing

A cultural gala to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landing of the Granma yacht and the foundation of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) was held Friday evening in Havana. Read More

Silvio in the 1960s

The 1960s were like a Cabala. Its radical rebelliousness and its slovenly aspect showed a way to achieve a superior world and find the meaning of the human existence. After that decade nothing could be the same. Read More

Havana Jazz Festival opens thursday

The Havana International Jazz Plaza 2006 festival is set to take place from November 30 to December 3 with the participation of musicians from eleven foreign countries and a hefty Cuban representation. Read More

Leo Brouwer jury in the XXII International Event of Classical Guitar Andrés Segovia

Master Leo Brouwer is attending as jury the XXII International Event of Classical Guitar Andrés Segovia, to be held in Almuñécar, Granada. Read More

Cuban blind to hold music festival

More than a hundred artists and seven groups will take part in the 2006 music Festival of the Blind's National Association (ANCI) to be held December 18-20 in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba. Read More

Habanera award for cuban Vocal Luna

The interpretation award of the XXI Internacional Habaneras Festival from Havana given to the Cuban choir Vocal Luna is a deserved distinction and a prove of the evolution experimented by that group. The work defended by Vocal Luna is La Habanera and belongs to Olga Navarro and Rafael Espín, with musical arrangements by Beatriz Corona, a piece that also conquered the Great Award for composition of the contest. Read More

Rhythms del Mundo, Cuba - the Buena Vista Sound

Pop stars perform with the Buena Vista Social Club. Buy this album and £2 goes to Artists' Project Earth, which uses the arts to raise awareness of global warming issues and provide disaster relief. Read More

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