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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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Washington DC To Host Major Festival Of Cuban Culture In May 2018
The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington DC will host from May 8 to 20 of 2018 a festival dedicated to Cuban culture, the island's ... full article >>>

Punto Cubano Included On UNESCO's List As Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity
The UNESCO Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage has decided this week to include "Punto Cubano" or "Punto Guajiro" (a sung genre of ... full article >>>

Cuban Films In The Havana Latin American Film Festival This December
Representing Cuban film in the official selection for the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema are two feature-length productions, two documentaries, one short ... full article >>>

Armando Hart, Former Minister For Education And Culture, Dies In Cuba
Armando Hart, a historic figure of the Cuban revolution who as education minister in the early 1960s oversaw a huge literacy campaign aimed at ensuring ... full article >>>

Mali-Cuba: Music Across Generations - A New Documentary
A new film documents a unique project bringing together children from two of the world's most musical countries: Mali and Cuba. The project "Mali-Cuba: Music Across ... full article >>>

La Linea London Latin Music Festival Returns In 2018 With Eliades Ochoa, Ariwo And More
"La Linea has spent years building an impressive international reputation as one of the world's most eclectic celebrations of Latin music" - Time Out
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Rumba Group Muñequitos De Matanzas Celebrate 65th Anniversary
For 65 years now, Cuba's most important rumba group, Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, has earned admiration with their drums, singing, and dance, in an all-encompassing ... full article >>>

La Reyna Y La Real: Women And Rappers Against All Odds
Yadira Pintado, La Real, is a native of the Havana neighborhood of Jesús María. She trained as a social worker. She studied psychology but in ... full article >>>

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