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    July 2011 | There are 8 news items in this month

    Watch great footage of the late Manuel Galban
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Manuel Galban, who died this week, was an exceptional guitarist who played a major part in the success of the Buena vista Social Club. His playing on Ibrahim Ferrer's 'Buenos ... full article >>

    Watch rare footage of Cuban legend, Benny More
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    This rare footage from 60 years ago shows quite clearly why Benny More is still regarded by Cubans as the greatest of them all. He was a brilliant singer, composer, ... full article >>

    Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas celebrates yet another major Cuban composer with his new album
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Review of CD: The Havana Suite: Ahmed Dickinson & Trio Mestizo
    Cubafilin Records 2011
    In a short space of time Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas has deservedly gained a reputation ... full article >>

    Ya No Hace Falta (now you donít lack for nothing) - Beginners Guide toTimba CD review
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Review of new CD: A Beginners guide to Timba - Salsa Cubana
    3 x CD, Nascente NSBOX081, 2011 Havana, summer 1994. A hot Saturday night. Prime time Cubavision is broadcasting a ... full article >>

    Santiago de Cuba Carnival Kicks Off
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Carnival time in Santiago de Cuba begins July 21 and runs until July 27, an emblem of traditional popular culture and one of the most famous carnivals in Cuba. The main ... full article >>

    Manuel Galban, Buena Vista Social Club Guitarist, Died in Cuba
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Cuban guitarist and composer Manuel Galban, founder of Los Zafiros quartet and featured guitarist of Buena Vista Social Club, died on Thursday in Havana at 80. His ashes will be ... full article >>

    Cuba Wins World Baseball Challenge in Canada
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Cuba beat Chinese Taipei 10-5 on Sunday and in the process took the crown of the World Baseball Challenge tournament that concluded in the Canadian city of Prince George. The Asian ... full article >>

    Cuba launches online forum on race and racism
    date: 22 Jul 2011
    Last week Cuba launched the interactive forum 'El engaño de las razas' ('Deceit of races' ) at www.foroscubarte.cult.cu which has been organized by CUBARTE and the Cuban Association ... full article >>


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