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    October 2011 | There are 8 news items in this month

    Santiago de Cuba vibrates with Silvio Rodriguez - watch video
    date: 17 Oct 2011
    Last friday Cuban nueva trova singer Silvio Rodriguez gave an outdoor concert in Revolution Square - General Antonio Maceo - in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ... full article >>

    U.S. Blockade Hurts Cuban Culture
    date: 17 Oct 2011
    Cuban culture has lost about 14,913,300 million USD as a consequence of the U.S.-imposed economic, trade and financial blockade for the last 50 years. This has included lost earnings from exports ... full article >>

    Two Million Foreign Tourists Already Visited Cuba in 2011 - UK is second biggest group
    date: 17 Oct 2011
    The Cuban Minister of Tourism announced that the Caribbean nation already received -for the eighth consecutive year- its two-millionth foreign visitor in September.The press release notes that the figure was ... full article >>

    Watch video of UK artist Lowkey's brilliant 'Too Much' track filmed in Havana
    date: 10 Oct 2011
    'Too Much' by Lowkey featuring Shadia Mansour, is produced by Nutty P. Lowkey is a Poet, Playwright, Political Activist and Hip Hop artist. This video was shot in Cuba.
    New track ... full article >>

    Rise in home grown Cuban rock music scene
    date: 7 Oct 2011
    There is a scene that recurs as a mantra in Cuban geography several times a year, where a group of young people travel from one point of the island to ... full article >>

    UK actors to perform Pinter's works in Havana
    date: 7 Oct 2011
    A group of UK actors will perform a selection of Harold Pinter's works in Havana, Cuba in November at the Havana International Theatre festival. Roger Lloyd Pack and Andy de la ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta talks about creativity in British society in new film launched
    date: 7 Oct 2011
    In a Foreign Office film launched 6th October, Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta talks about the UK's artistic flair and why he chose to join the Royal Ballet in Britain.
    ... full article >>

    Cuban Musicians Nominated in 2011 Latin Grammy Awards
    date: 6 Oct 2011
    "I am very moved any time something transcendental happens...and when people recognize the quality of our music," said Cuban singer Omara Portuondo last week speaking about her recent nomination to ... full article >>


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