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    August 2010 | There are 9 news items in this month

    The Creole Choir of Cuba visiting the UK
    date: 24 Aug 2010
    The Creole Choir of Cuba are such a potent force of positivity, their government dispatched them to Haiti to help out after the earthquake. Dorian Lynskey meets a group on ... full article >>

    American Ballet Theatre returns to Cuba
    date: 24 Aug 2010
    The American Ballet Theatre company is to perform in Cuba later this year for the first time in 50 years. Barack Obama's administration has given the troupe permission to dance at ... full article >>

    Win copies of new DVD: SONS OF CUBA
    date: 24 Aug 2010
    Enter the competition to win one of five DVDs of the new film: Sons of Cuba, released 20 September. To enter just send an email to office@cuba50.org with 'Sons of ... full article >>

    Review of new film: Marti, the Eye of the Canary
    date: 24 Aug 2010
    One of Cuba's most talented film makers, Fernando Perez, has selected a challenging topic for his new film. It features Jose Marti, the Cuban revolutionary (1853 - 1895) during his ... full article >>

    Cuban Hip Hop Symposium 18-22 August in Havana
    date: 13 Aug 2010
    The Cuban Hip Hop Symposium will take place from August 18th to 22nd at the Casa de la Cultura de Plaza (Plaza Cultural House) in Vedado neighborhood, Havana. The event ... full article >>

    Review of 'The Maids of Havana' by Pedro Perez Sarduy
    date: 13 Aug 2010
    The Maids of Havana
    By Pedro Pérez Sarduy
    Authorhouse 2010, ISBN 9781449070700
    Poet and writer Pedro Perez Sarduy was born in Santa Clara, Cuba in 1943 and is now resident ... full article >>

    Watch video of carnival in Santiago de Cuba this July
    date: 13 Aug 2010
    Carnival in Santiago de Cuba is celebrated every July for about a week, with parades in the streets, conga groups come out of the barrios to parade and invade other ... full article >>

    View short film 'Haiti Volverá ' by Chucho Valdes & Roberto Chile
    date: 13 Aug 2010
    The short-feature film Haiti (Haiti will come back), a creative symbiosis by Cuban musician and composer Chucho Valdés and documentary maker Roberto Chile can be seen in Youtube, or ... full article >>

    Cuban photographer opens new studio-gallery in London
    date: 13 Aug 2010
    After a year of comings and goings between Cuba and the UK, Cuban Photographer Alejandro Gortazar has finally found a space in London that makes him like home. Having searched ... full article >>


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