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    May 2011 | There are 10 news items in this month

    Cuba with Highest Number of Centenarians per Capita in the World
    date: 27 May 2011
    Eugenio Selman, president of the 9th Congress on Satisfactory Longevity underway in Havana, said Cuba had surpassed Japan as the country with the highest number per capita of people over ... full article >>

    Events Start in Cuba for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2011
    date: 11 May 2011
    Mariela Castro Espin, Director, National Centre for Sex Education (CENESEX), began the IV Cuban Day Against Homophobia with a press conference. There will be educational and cultural activities until 17 ... full article >>

    Cuban Cyclists Win Gold in Pan-American Championship
    date: 11 May 2011
    Cuban cyclists Lisandra Guerra, Yoanka Gonzalez and Marlies Mejias won gold medals on the third and fourth days of the Pan-American Cycling Championship in Medellin. Guerra was determined to win her ... full article >>

    CD Review: Danay Suarez: Havana Cultura sessions
    date: 6 May 2011
    This marvellous music was created during rehearsals for a Havana Cultura tour, at the legendary Egrem studios in Havana which have seen some of the greatest sessions ever recorded by ... full article >>

    Review of Cuban Gold: long live printmaking - subtle, funny, intriguing
    date: 6 May 2011
    Review of exhibition: Cuban Gold: Viva la Reproduccion - contemporary prints by over 20 artists in Cuba Many of us have seen Cuban silkscreen posters, featuring films or revolutionary campaigns from ... full article >>

    Sculpture of Cuban revolution hero Che Guevara is made in Stockport!
    date: 6 May 2011
    A sculpture of revolutionary legend Che Guevara - made by an Edgeley artist - is being sent to the Cuban hero's daughter. And the life-size solid bronze bust, made by John ... full article >>

    CUBADISCO Music Festival in the Warmth of Santiago de Cuba
    date: 6 May 2011
    The Eastern city of Santiago de Cuba will host the 15th Cubadisco Music Awards Festival May 14-22
    Festival president Ciro Benemelis said that this is the first time the music ... full article >>

    Tomas Gutierrez Alea: A Filmmaker Committed to Cuba
    date: 6 May 2011
    Three years after the death of renowned Cuban filmmaker Tomas Gutierrez Alea, at a time when new technologies enable unlimited access to audiovisual materials, and some philosophers and theorists postulate ... full article >>

    Ticket to Paradise Takes Top Prize at Havana Film Fest New York
    date: 3 May 2011
    Cuban film "Boleto al paraiso" (Ticket to Paradise) by Gerardo Chijona took home best picture at the Havana Film Festival in New York. The film was based on Jorge Perez´s "Confesiones ... full article >>

    AfroCubism wins Songlines magazine Music Award for Cross-Cultural Collaboration
    date: 3 May 2011
    With the Songlines Music Awards now in their third year, Songlines magazine has announced this year's winners, which include the album AfroCubism on WorldCircuit for 'Cross Cultural Collaboration'. The awards recognise ... full article >>


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