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CUBA 50 - celebrating cuban culture

Cuba50 - Celebrating Cuban Culture in 2017

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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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor in London Friday 20 October - Congratulations to Elena M who won the tickets!

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see Alexander Abreu and Havana D'Primera in London Saturday 21 October -Congratulations to Maria C who won the tickets!

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WHAT'S NEW (click here for all news)

Artist Choco Receives Prestigious Cuban National Visual Arts Award For 2017
Cuban artist Eduardo Roca Salazar, known as Choco by colleagues and the public that have followed his work, was awarded this week the National Prize ... full article >>>

CD Review: Playing Lecuona Featuring Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Camilo
For many Cuban music fans, the name of Ernesto Lecuona (1895-1963) remains obscure at best - outside of Latin America he is often thought of ... full article >>>

Cuban Actor Rolando Nunez:The Saddest Thing Is The Cultural Blockade
When we talk about the blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States, the economic and material nature of the effects are more evident, but ... full article >>>

A Salsa Music Hug: Cuban Record Label Promotes Salsa Collaboration With Puerto Rico
The Cuban record label Bis Music has produced a special collaboration between Cuba and Puerto Rico, resulting in a Latin Grammy nomination for the album ... full article >>>

Interview: Cuban Ballet Dancer Lisandra Gomez
Lisandra Gómez, first dancer of the Contemporary Ballet of Camagüey, was interviewed after rehearsal in October by Yuris Norido of In college Lisandra Gómez studied ... full article >>>

Best Young Emerging Cuban Artists Announced At Post-It In Havana
On October 20, the awards of the 4th Post-it Cuban Contemporary Art exhibition and competition were presented. There were three prizes and three special mentions awarded ... full article >>>

The Casa De Las Américas In Cuba Is Awarded UNESCO Prize
The Casa de las Américas in Havana has just been awarded the UNESCO-Unam Jaime Torres Bodet' Prize in social sciences, humanities and art, according to ... full article >>>

Culture Is A Priority In Cuba, Affirms Minister
"Culture is a priority in Cuba and is considered a fundamental pillar for social transformation", said the Cuban Minister for Culture, Abel Prieto, on a ... full article >>>

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