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    October 2012 | There are 14 news items in this month

    Watch this: Arsenio Rodriguez the godfather of salsa
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    Watch this film about the great Cuban bandleader Arsenio Rodriguez who was at his height in the 1940s and 1950s and is credited with developing the traditional Cuban son and ... full article >>

    Join with friends on Saturday 20th October to celebrate Cuba's diverse living culture
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    "This is an important day for Cubans living in the UK and abroad to join with friends and family to celebrate our diverse living culture and take pride in being ... full article >>

    100 years since the Independent Party of Color and creation of a new anti-racist alliance in Cuba
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    Throughout 2012 Cuba has been commemorating 100 years since the establishment of the Independent Party of Color and the 1912 Massacre as part of its ongoing analysis and debate on ... full article >>

    With Camera in Hand: Tribute to Revolutionary photographer Liborio Noval
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    Cuban photography has lost one of its icons. Cuban history has lost one of its most faithful witnesses. Liborio Noval has died. Since the start as a photojournalist in magazine advertising ... full article >>

    Cuban celebrations for their National Day of Culture
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    A special programme of activities for Cuban Culture Day takes place until the 20th of October on the island, also marking significant historical events and honouring important artists. Concerts, exhibitions and ... full article >>

    Cuba to end exit permits for foreign travel
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    Cuba has announced it is removing the need for its citizens to obtain exit permits before travelling abroad. State media said the move, to come into effect on 14 January next ... full article >>

    Cuban Musician Praises Latin Grammy Jury, Slams Mercantilism
    date: 16 Oct 2012
    Famous Cuban musician Leo Brouwer described the jury responsible for selecting Latin Grammy winners as serious and respectable. He has been nominated for Best Classical Contemporary Composition. In remarks to Prensa ... full article >>

    Review of Roberto Fonseca's album 'Yo'
    date: 5 Oct 2012
    The image on this third solo album - is of an artist laying himself bare to his audience. Fonseca has called it ‘Yo' (me) and has spoken of it as ... full article >>

    New documentary about the Cuban literacy campaign: Maestra
    date: 5 Oct 2012
    MAESTRA
    33 minute documentary by Catherine Murphy, Spanish with English subtitles Cuba, 1961: 250,000 volunteers taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. 100,000 of the teachers were under ... full article >>

    Three very different new Cuban films in the pipeline
    date: 5 Oct 2012
    Venice by Enrique Alvarez, The Disasters of War by Tomas Piard, Verde Verde by Enrique Pineda Barnet Venice, the new film by Enrique Álvarez The Cuban capital city recently learned about ... full article >>

    Square and Monument to be Erected in Honor of Teofilo Stevenson
    date: 3 Oct 2012
    Cuba will erect a monument and a plaza to pay tribute to the deceased three-time Olympian and world champion boxer Teofilo Stevenson in the eastern province of Las Tunas, Granma ... full article >>

    Court case begins for cancelled Cuban Music Festival in Miami
    date: 3 Oct 2012
    A U.S. court will begin on Sunday the trial for the cancellation of a Cuban music festival in Miami, home of extremist groups which are against the normalization of relations ... full article >>

    Juan Formell y Los Van Van Nominated for Latin Grammy
    date: 3 Oct 2012
    Cuban group Juan Formell and Los Van Van have been nominated for Latin Grammy Awards Latino as other musicians selected in four categories.
    The album "Van Van: La Maquinaria", by ... full article >>

    Competition: Win 2 pairs of tickets for Dia de la Cultura Cubana Fiesta 20 October
    date: 3 Oct 2012
    Cuba50 have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to go to the Dia de la Cultura Cubana Fiesta at Conway Hall in London on saturday 20 October 2012. Watch ... full article >>


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