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    May 2013 | There are 7 news items in this month

    Interview with Manuel Perez Paredes, winner of the 2013 National Film Prize
    date: 15 May 2013
    The bonds of prominent Cuban filmmaker Manuel Pérez Paredes (Havana, 1939) with the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), since its founding up to the present day, have allowed him to witness ... full article >>

    Cuban cinema institute debates its future and reorganisation
    date: 15 May 2013
    In an assembly with the filmmakers, specialists and workers of the Animation Studios of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industries (ICAIC) held last Friday, May 10, the presidency ... full article >>

    Mariela Castro wins an award for her groundbreaking LGBT rights advocacy work
    date: 15 May 2013
    Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro and niece of former president Fidel Castro, received a US award for her pro gay rights advocacy last week. Castro is credited with ... full article >>

    Strawberry & Chocolate´s Screenwriter Discounts Idea of Sequel
    date: 3 May 2013
    The Cuban writer Senel Paz, who wrote the screenplay for the film Fresa y Chocolate , discounted any talk of a sequel, despite the insistent proposals from various producers. "I would never ... full article >>

    Bobby Carcasses receives the 2012 Cuban National Music Award
    date: 3 May 2013
    The singer, composer and instrumentalist Bobby Carcasses received last Tuesday the 2012 National Music Award, recognition granted to personalities like Leo Brouwer, Chucho Valdes and Juan Formell. The event took place ... full article >>

    Holiday with a difference - 3 weeks in Cuba this summer
    date: 1 May 2013
    Are you looking for a holiday with a difference? Three weeks working alongside Cuban farmers during the day plus many opportunities to engage first hand with Cubans from all walks ... full article >>

    London-Havana soundclash WARA release debut album Leave To Remain + UK tour
    date: 1 May 2013
    Wara, the young revolutionaries of the UK's Latin music scene, will be releasing their debut album, the genre-defying 'Leave To Remain', on 3 June on Movimientos Records, as well as ... full article >>


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