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    October 2009 | There are 8 news items in this month

    Watch Los Van Van in Revolution Square on video
    date: 22 Oct 2009
    To watch Los Van Van, Cuban super group, perform in Revolution Square, Havana, at the Peace without Borders concert in September click on this YouTube link ... full article >>

    DJ Gilles Peterson in Havana in new collaborative musical project
    date: 22 Oct 2009
    DJ Gilles Peterson has been spending time in Havana with musicians over the last year or so and has joined up with Havana Cultura to produce a double album, released ... full article >>

    LGBT community festival in Cuba: TRANS IN CUBA 27-29 November
    date: 22 Oct 2009
    Trans in Cuba, an LGBT community festival, will take place in Havana from 27-29 November 2009.
    The festival marks a new step towards full acceptance and equal rights the ... full article >>

    Cuban poet Cintio Vitier dead at 88
    date: 8 Oct 2009
    Cintio Vitier, the Cuban poet, essayist and novelist, who won the Juan Rulfo prize for literature in 2002 and was considered one of Cuba's foremost intellectuals, has died aged 88. Local ... full article >>

    Bruce Forsyth Goes Dancing - in Cuba
    date: 8 Oct 2009
    Following his own great passion, Bruce Forsyth presents a BBC TV series on the history of modern dance. He concludes his journey in Cuba, Puerto Rico and the US, finding the ... full article >>

    Watch the BBC video of 'Peace Without Borders' concert in Havana
    date: 8 Oct 2009
    When Cuba hosted a huge rock concert organised by Colombian singer Juanes and others on 20 September, BBC's Michael Voss was there to report. Watch the video on the ... full article >>

    New York Philharmonic postpones trip to Cuba
    date: 8 Oct 2009
    The New York Philharmonic has put off plans to perform in Cuba for the first time this month because the U.S. government has not allowed its sponsors to travel to ... full article >>

    US Blockade Prevents New York Philharmonic from Performing in Cuba
    date: 7 Oct 2009
    The New York Philharmonic issued a communiqué last week saying that it was indefinitely postponing concerts planned in Havana because of the US financial, commercial and economic blockade of the ... full article >>


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