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    December 2009 | There are 11 news items in this month

    Latin Music USA BBC4 series to screen in January
    date: 18 Dec 2009
    Latin Music USA is a groundbreaking series for BBC Four which describes Latin music's profound and deep impact on the United States' musical and social landscape and its promotion of ... full article >>

    Win a pair of free tickets to see the Big 3 Palladium Orchestra at the Barbican 24 Jan!
    date: 18 Dec 2009
    Experience the music of Machito, Tito Rodriguez & Tito Puente
    Featuring Machito Jr, Tito Rodriguez Jr and with special guests Jimmy Bosch & Larry Harlow.
    Plus La Excelencia UK ... full article >>

    Havana's Urban Farms
    date: 18 Dec 2009
    Havana's private gardens are a model of sustainable living and a glimpse into the realities of Cuban life. An old Soviet bus splutters exhaust fumes over a gleaming blue American Chevrolet ... full article >>

    Cuba's other revolution is green, not red
    date: 18 Dec 2009
    In Copenhagen they are debating how to end deforestation, but in Cuba's Pinar del Río they were replanting 50 years ago, creating lush, unspoilt valleys. Birds and butterflies are swooping above ... full article >>

    Casa de las Américas taken by young art
    date: 17 Dec 2009
    Creators of more than 10 countries are the protagonists of Casa Tomada or the 2nd Meeting of Young Artists and Writers of Latin America and the Caribbean, that began last ... full article >>

    19th International Book Fair, Cuba 2010 11-21 February
    date: 17 Dec 2009
    To know how to read is to know how to walk.
    To know how to write is to know how to move forward
    José Martí The 19th International Book ... full article >>

    Jorge Perugorria to play Hemingway in 2010
    date: 17 Dec 2009
    The Cuban actor Jorge Perugorria could revive the last passions and adventures of a mature Hemingway, thanks to a film that will allow Perrugoria to play him on the silver ... full article >>

    Message from Cuba to AfricanAmerican intellectuals and artists
    date: 17 Dec 2009
    A Yoruba proverb states: "The lie may run for a year, the truth will catch up with it one day". Although the most intolerant political circles and most powerful mass media ... full article >>

    US comtemporary dancer Lorna Burdsell awarded Cuban Arts Teaching Prize
    date: 17 Dec 2009
    Contemporary Dance professor, dancer and director Lorna Burdsall has been granted the Cuban Arts Teaching Prize 2010 in recognition of her merits and life dedicated to the training and formation ... full article >>

    Awards at Havana’s 41st New Latin American Film Festival
    date: 17 Dec 2009
    The Brazilian film industry has reaffirmed its power at Havana's New Latin American Film Festival by taking home 9 awards. Two of them went to Marcelo Gomes' film "I travel ... full article >>

    Danza Contemporanea de Cuba to tour the UK 23 February - 20 March 2010
    date: 1 Dec 2009
    From the heat of Cuba comes the heart of dance

    Cuba is today producing some of the world's finest contemporary and ballet dancers who are performing around the globe, ... full article >>


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