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Minnesota Orchestra visits National School of Music in Cuba

Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, the first great American musical group to reach Cuba after the announcement of the re-establishment of relations between Cuba and the US, today toured the National School of Music, as part of its five days agenda in Havana. Read More

Minnesota Orchestra will give two concerts in Cuba

Minnesota Orchestra traveled to Cuba on Wednesday to give two historic concerts; because it is the first North American musical group which performts on the island in 15 years, reported Minnesota Public Radio. Read More

Laritza Bacallao nominated to 2015 Youth Awards

Laritza Bacallao can become the first Cuban resident in the island to be nominated to 2015 Youth Awards, prizes granted by the US network Univision in the categories of Music, Pop Culture, Sports, Movies & Soap operas. Read More

Culinary Festival "The Cuban Flavor"

As part of the celebrations for the 495th anniversary of the founding of the city, Old Havana hosts the V Meeting of rescue and promotion of culinary culture of Cuba, "The Cuban Flavor", from November 12 to 15 Read More

Possessed By Joy: A North American Drummer In Cuba

<br /><br />In the 11 days that I'd been in the small, bustling, crumbling city of Matanzas, I'd already seen several ceremonial possessions. During my last night in town, I witnessed my fifth ceremony, where drummers accompany liturgical song and dance. It was the most dramatic one yet. Read More

Cuba Is A Tough Place For Vegetarians -- And That Won't Change Any Time Soon

Historically, Cuban cuisine has not been highly regarded–perhaps for legitimate reasons. Read More

Sweet Fifteen in Cuba: A Dizzying Merry-Go-Round

Turning fifteen stirs up conflicting emotions in Cuban teenagers. Every young girl knows that her family will throw her a party no matter what the cost, even if this family, as is most often the case, doesn’t have the financial means to do so Read More

Hemingway''s Favorite Cuban Bar Turns 195 Years Old

Iconic Cuban fish restaurant and cocktail bar El Floridita, famed for its daiquiris and known as Ernest Hemingway''s favourite hangout in Havana, marked its 195th anniversary yesterday. Read More

Havana Celebrates the 87th Anniversary of Legendary Local Restaurant at Cojimar

One of the most unusual fish and seafood restaurants in the country, La Terraza (The Terrace), in the fishing village of Cojimar, in this capital, celebrates its 87 anniversary while having bonds with the figure of U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway. Read More

In the battle of Tampa vs. Miami: Which City has the Best Cuban Sandwich?

It’s a battle between two cities and their Cuban culinary masters. Who threw down first is hard to discern, but one thing is clear: pride is on the line. Read More

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