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    September 2008 | There are 13 news items in this month

    Cuban Literary Critic Awards Announced
    date: 29 Sep 2008
    The 10 winning books of the 2007 Annual Literary Critic Award, a prize given by the Dulce Maria Loynaz Center to
    literary and art works, were announced at the Cuban ... full article >>

    Havana Hosts World Festival of Cuban Casino Dance Style
    date: 29 Sep 2008
    A world festival of Casino dancing, a salsa dancing style born in Cuba in the 1960's, will take place November 23-28 in Havana. The Casino is usually danced in pairs who ... full article >>

    Gold and Bronze Medals in World Deaf Athletics Championships
    date: 29 Sep 2008
    Cuban runners Suslaidys Giralt and Yeisel Abad won the gold and bronze medals respectively in the 100m sprint event of the World Deaf Athletics Championships underway in Izmir,Turkey.
    Suslaidys Giralt ... full article >>

    Cubans in UK to celebrate Cuba's National Day of Culture this October
    date: 26 Sep 2008
    Come and celebrate Cuba's National Day of Culture with the UK's Cuban community in a big family fiesta Sunday 19 October 3-8 pm Unique live multimedia spectacular by Cuban musicians & artists ... full article >>

    Obituary : Humberto Solas
    date: 25 Sep 2008
    Obituary for Humberto Solas by Michael Chanan appeared in The Guardian Humberto Solás , who has died from cancer aged 66, was the enfant terrible of Cuban cinema in ... full article >>

    Soy Cuba gallery to bring Jose Fuster to London
    date: 25 Sep 2008
    This November, The London art world has the rare opportunity to see an exhibition by one of Cuba's most renowned artists: José Fuster. The show at La Galleria ... full article >>

    Cuban Filmmaker Humberto Solas passed away
    date: 22 Sep 2008
    Cuban cinema has lost one of its most complete and dedicated artists. Humberto Solas passed away on Wednesday in Havana at the age of 66 from cancer.
    Solas was ... full article >>

    18th London Latin American Film Festival coming this November
    date: 14 Sep 2008
    One of the most vibrant film festivals in the calendar, the 18th London Latin American Film Festival will take place at the Curzon Renoir and other venues across London from ... full article >>

    Cuba's First Paralympics Medalists back Home
    date: 14 Sep 2008
    The first group of Paralympic medalists returned to their home country on Thursday afternoon from Beijing. The athletes were received at Havana's international airport by a welcoming committee led by ... full article >>

    Cuba pays homage to Guantanamera Author
    date: 5 Sep 2008
    Cuba will pay homage to Joseito Fernandez for his hundredth anniversary this next September 5 and the 80 of the making of his song "Guajira Guantanamera" In statements to ACN, Gisela ... full article >>

    Cuba among the Latin American Olympic Leaders
    date: 5 Sep 2008
    In what may be considered the best Olympic games of modern times, Cuba made a worthy performance at Beijing 2008, with two gold, 11 silver and 11 bronze medals. Cuba occupied ... full article >>

    Monty Don's visit to Havana Organoponicos
    date: 5 Sep 2008
    See link to section from BBC proramme, UK gardener Monty Don’s ‘Around the World in 80 Gardens’ where he visits and enthuses about the organoponicos of Cuba, broadcast early 2008. ... full article >>

    Cine Cuba to return to Barbican Summer 2009
    date: 4 Sep 2008
    Following the revolution in 1959, Cuban film emerged as a unique phenomenon, as directors attempted to create a cinema which reflected their revolutionary ideals, and one that was intrinsically and ... full article >>


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