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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2016

Be inspired and celebrate the diversity and inventiveness of Cuban culture at events around the UK. There is something for everyone - from music to visual arts, dance, poetry, discussion, sports, film and performance. Report on Cuba50 festival in 2009 more >>

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Review Of Cuban Musician Omar Puente In Concert - A Moment Of Ajiaco With Cubania
A chilly late autumn night in Sussex was set on fire last month when violin virtuoso Omar Puente and his Afro-Cuban combo performed at the ... full article >>>

PRESENTE! Contemporary Art From Cuba Exhibition
Today Cuba is in the midst of an artistic boom. Some have even suggested that the island is in a state of ‘artistic overproduction'. At ... full article >>>

US Blockade Continues To Damage The Cuban Cultural Sector
The US blockade continues to set up obstacles for the Culture Sector's scope and for the development of the country's cultural heritage. In the 12 ... full article >>>

Black History Month: Round Up Of Books - History, Testimonial, Poetry
Read up on important books on Cuba for Black History Month - history, politics, poetry, fiction, testimonial A Biography of a Runaway Slave 50th Anniversary Edition ... full article >>>

Cuban Artists Offer Hope To Victims Of Matthew
During Cuban Culture week, art companies and organizations including the experienced and award winning Guantanamo Guiñol and members of the Hermano Saiz Association will take ... full article >>>

Book Review: Ophelias By Aida Bahr
This set of 8 short stories won well known Cuban writer, Aida Bahr, the Alejo Carpentier Short Story Prize and the National Critics prize when ... full article >>>

CD Review: Omar Puente: Best Foot Forward
On arriving in the UK in 1997, the virtuoso violinist Omar Puente had already been leader of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra as well as ... full article >>>

Carlos Acosta Brings Cuban Dance Company To Sadlerís Wells With Ballet Diversity Plea
The ballet star Carlos Acosta has said British companies must do more to extend opportunities to dancers from ethnic minority backgrounds. The acclaimed performer is ... full article >>>


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