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Rights to 14 Cuban songs remain in dispute

A U.S. music company lost its bid for rights to more than dozen songs from the golden age of Cuban music, ending a six-year legal battle against the island's government in a London court. Read More

Cuba stands out at the piano contest held in Costa

By third time Cuba imposed its presence at the 4th piano contest "María Clara Cullell", that took place in Costa Rica, after obtaining the first awards within the two competitive modes. Read More

Cuban, Venezuelan writers to meet

Venezuelan and Cuban academics are expected to attend the 2nd Cuba-Venezuela Writers Meeting to be held in Caracas in March 2007, this country's Culture Minister Farruco Sesto stated Monday. Sesto told Prensa Latina that the decision was taken as a result of the excellent experience of the January 2004 meeting, with the participation of 50 academics from the two nations. Read More

Compay honored in Santiago de Cuba

As one of the most authentic exponents of Cuban traditional music, it was honored in this capital troubadour Francisco Repilado (Compay Segundo), during the opening ceremony concert celebrating the centenarian of his anniversary of birth. Read More

Cuba, great tribute to Compay Segundo

Outstanding Italian musicians will open the celebrations for the centenary of Compay Segundo in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba, organizers announced on Friday. Today, people and authorities of Santiago de Cuba will open a year of cultural activities ending up on November 18, 2007, date on which Francisco Repilado Munoz (Compay Segundo) would turn 100 years. Read More

U.S. firm can't reclaim copyright to pre-1959 Cuban hits

A U.S. company has lost a six-year legal battle to win the copyright to a collection of Cuban songs that was taken over by the Cuban government. Peer International Corp. had claimed ownership of 600 tracks, some of which were made famous by the Buena Vista Social Club. Read More

Cuban artists will tour during November and December

Cuban artists belonging to Clave Cubana and Musicalia Management Agencies from ARTEX S.A. will tour during November and December around Latin America and Europe. Read More

Nominees to Lucas Awards

A jury of specialists made the selection of the best video clips produced over the last twelve months on the island for their likely inclusion in the list of Lucas Awards, which first edition took place in 1998. Read More

Popular music festival Barbarito Diez

Danzón and the golden voice of Barbarito Diez (1909-1995) are especially high in the history of the countrys contemporaneous music. The province Las Tunas honors this talented singer at the 4th edition of the Popular Music Festival. Read More

To film a documentary on Adalberto Álvarez

The Cuban Institute of Art and Cinematographic Industry (ICAIC) will make a documentary on Adalberto Álvarez, one of the most distinguished composers side-by-side Juan Formell. Read More

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