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    Washington DC to host major festival of Cuban culture in May 2018
    date: 6 Dec 2017
    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 Ministry of Culture announced 6 ... full article >>

    Punto Cubano included on UNESCO's list as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
    date: 6 Dec 2017
    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 Cuban country music) in its ... full article >>

    Cuban films in the Havana Latin American film Festival this December
    date: 6 Dec 2017
    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 and one animation, while the ... full article >>

    Armando Hart, former minister for Education and Culture, dies in Cuba
    date: 29 Nov 2017
    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 all Cubans could read and ... full article >>

    Mali-Cuba: Music Across Generations - a new documentary
    date: 29 Nov 2017
    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 Generations" in 2012 brought four ... full article >>

    La Linea London Latin Music Festival Returns in 2018 with Eliades Ochoa, Ariwo and more
    date: 29 Nov 2017
    "La Linea has spent years building an impressive international reputation as one of the world's most eclectic celebrations of Latin music" - Time Out

    The London Latin Music ... full article >>

    Rumba group Muñequitos de Matanzas celebrate 65th anniversary
    date: 22 Nov 2017
    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 art form. They are celebrating these ... full article >>

    La Reyna y La Real: women and rappers against all odds
    date: 22 Nov 2017
    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 the second year she left ... full article >>

    Artist Choco receives prestigious Cuban National Visual Arts Award for 2017
    date: 6 Nov 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 for Visual Arts 2017. Born in ... full article >>

    CD review: Playing Lecuona Featuring Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Camilo
    date: 3 Nov 2017
    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 as an opportunist who used ... full article >>


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