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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 - enter the Maykel Blanco draw here>>

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see Alexander Abreu and Havana D'Primera in London Saturday 21 October - enter the Havana D'Primera draw here>>

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What Is Cuba's National Day Of Culture?
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Black History Month: Round Up Of Recommended Books On Cuba - History, Testimonial, Poetry
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Competition: Win Tickets To See Alexander Abreu Y Havana D'Primera Saturday 21 October
We have a hot pair of tickets to see Cuban timba stars Alexander Abreu y Havana D'Primera in London on Saturday 21 October to give ... full article >>>

Competition: Win Tickets To See Maykel Blanco Y Su Salsa Mayor Friday 20 October
We have a hot pair of tickets to see Cuban salsa star Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor in London on Friday 20 October to ... full article >>>

Havana Glasgow Film Festival Announces Programme
This year's edition of the Havana Glasgow Film Festival, one of Scotland's youngest and most innovative film festivals, returns for its third edition this winter, ... full article >>>

Eyeife Festival Of Electronic Music "has Encouraged Creation Of New Music"
Enmanuel Blanco, director of the National Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music (LNME), tells us more about Eyeife, an event that takes place in Havana from September ... full article >>>


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