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    February 2012 | There are 12 news items in this month

    Eliades Ochoa nominated for second Grammy Award for AfroCubism
    date: 14 Feb 2012
    Cuban musician Eliades Ochoa is a candidate to win this Sunday for the second time a Grammy Award, since he was nominated in the category of "World Music" by his ... full article >>

    Win the chance to meet Roberto Fonseca on his UK tour
    date: 13 Feb 2012
    In a very special Cuba50 offer, one lucky person and their friend can be taken backstage at each concert on Roberto Fonseca's UK tour to meet the man himself. This Meet ... full article >>

    Children's writer Nersys Felipe wins Cuban National Literature Award
    date: 13 Feb 2012
    Children's and youth writer Nersys Felipe received the National Literature Award for 2011 at a ceremony held at the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress as part of the International ... full article >>

    Cuban La Cruz: Top Boxer in the Americas, 2011
    date: 13 Feb 2012
    Cuban light heavyweight Julio Cesar La Cruz was selected the top boxer of the Americas in 2011, the year when he became world champion and leader of the 16th Pan ... full article >>

    Cuban Singer songwriter Sara González died
    date: 13 Feb 2012
    Cuban Singer songwriter Sara González, member of the Movimiento de la Nueva Trova (Cuban New Song Movement) died in Havana . According to Cubadebate website, Sara, who was 60 years old, ... full article >>

    Leonardo Padura: "I´d like to be Paul Auster"
    date: 13 Feb 2012
    Text written by the author for the book "La memoria y el olvido" [Memory and
    Oblivion] recently presented in Havana
    There are days when I'd like to be Paul Auster. Not ... full article >>

    Congress on Sex Education Closes in Cuba
    date: 1 Feb 2012
    The president of the organizing committee of the 6th Congress on Sex Education, Counselling and Therapy, Mariela Castro Espin, was very pleased with the progress and outcome of the event, ... full article >>

    Havana International Book Fair to open next week
    date: 1 Feb 2012
    Havana's 21st International Book Fair will be held from February 9th - 19th then travel through Cuba until 4th March. "Reading is growing" is the slogan of the 2012 edition ... full article >>

    Casa de las Americas Award Winner Calls for Anti-Racist Policies
    date: 1 Feb 2012
    Cuban essayist Zuleica Romay, who recently won the special 2012 Casa de las Americas Literature Award on black presence in the contemporary Americas and the Caribbean, called for cultural policies ... full article >>

    Win tickets to see Los Van Van in London on 1st March!
    date: 1 Feb 2012
    Thanks to ComoNo, Cuba50 have a pair of tickets to give away to see the amazing Los Van Van in concert at The Electric Brixton in London on 1st ... full article >>

    Groundbreaking exhibition of Cuban art to come to London and Glasgow
    date: 1 Feb 2012
    Gallery 27 Cork Street, London - 23 to 28 April, 2012
    The Lighthouse, Glasgow - 7 to 13 May, 2012 Beyond the Frame: Contemporary Cuban Art presents fresh and diverse ... full article >>

    Cuban National Theatre Award goes to Francisco García
    date: 1 Feb 2012
    Cuban actor Francisco García, better known as Pancho, was presented with the 2012 National Theatre Award at the Hubert de Blanck Theater yesterday, while the Villanueva awards were given to ... full article >>


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