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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2018

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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Cuban Women Behind The Camera
For a long time, the scarce presence of women behind the camera in Cuban film, especially in fiction, has been discussed. Most of the women ... full article >>>

Things To Tell Mick Jagger: Interview With Young Cuban Female Writer And Rock Fan Yeney De Armas
Yeney de Armas has sneaked like a goblin through the world of Cuban literature during the last couple of years. She has already won several ... full article >>>

Brenda Navarrete Brings A Spiritual Drumbeat To The Female Vanguard Of Cuba
There is another revolution happening in Cuba these days. A group of young female musicians - including Daymé Arocena, Danay Suárez and the all-female band Jane ... full article >>>

Women Theatre Writers: Writing Differently, Not In Reverse
Alina Narciso knows how to deal with women artists. She defends them, encourages them, and becomes their ally. Understanding why they do what they do, ... full article >>>

Percussion Is My Passion: Interview With Cuban Musician Brenda Navarette
"The rumba is Cuba, we carry it inside. Follow my palms, join me and memorize this chorus... ", says Brenda Navarrete. "And it works, because ... full article >>>

Casa De Las Americas Announce 2018 Prestigious Literary Prizes For Two Cuban Writers
The best writers in the Americas were awarded this week in Havana, Cuba, during the ceremonies for the 59th edition of the Casa de las ... full article >>>

Miriam Talavera Wins Cuba National Film Award 2018
"It has been a surprise and a great emotion. It's a tremendous honor because you never expect it, one always thinks it's someone else's turn", ... full article >>>

Competition: Win Tickets To See Ariwo + Soundspecies Mon 23 April
We have a hot pair of tickets to see ARIWO + SOUNDSPECIES in London on Monday 23 April to give away, courtesy of ComoNo! To enter ... full article >>>

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