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    February 2014 | There are 13 news items in this month

    Watch this clip of Eliades Ochoa
    date: 24 Feb 2014
    Interesting video clip from the film Buena Vista Social Club of Eliades Ochoa in his hometown of Santiago de Cuba. ... full article >>

    Omara Portuondo and Ibrahim Ferrer sing Silencio
    date: 24 Feb 2014
    Watch this clip from the Buena Vista Social Club film of Omara Portuondo and the late Ibrahim Ferrer perform 'silencio' - magical! ... full article >>

    Artists bridge divide between Cuba and US
    date: 24 Feb 2014
    Five years ago, the cross-border collaboration of the Cuban artistic trio known as the Merger would have been unthinkable. With two members living in Havana and the third in Miami, they ... full article >>

    New generation of Cuban visual artists chronicle their times
    date: 24 Feb 2014
    With an aesthetic and conceptual contribution that covers diverse forms of expression, young artists Pedro Pablo Bacallao and Claudia Corrales irrupt onto the network of visual creation in Cuba. Their ... full article >>

    Cuban Film Institute to produce Fourteen Fiction Films in 2014
    date: 24 Feb 2014
    Cuban fiction film will premiere this year fourteen films of different genres, approaches, styles and aesthetic aspiration. At present, Cuban film is on the right track. I dare to say ... full article >>

    Leading actors from stage and screen to join Alice Walker & Rene Gonzalez on stage at Voices for Cub
    date: 10 Feb 2014
    Leading actors from stage and screen will join Alice Walker and Rene Gonzalez on stage at the Voices For Cuba concert on Friday 7th March at the Barbican Centre.
    Frances ... full article >>

    First Havana World Music Festival for cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue
    date: 10 Feb 2014
    Artists from around the globe came together this weekend at José Antonio Echeverría complex, in Havana, to participate in the first international meeting of world music, the Havana World Music ... full article >>

    Win tickets to see Eliades Ochoa and Omara Portuondo in London Friday 7 March!
    date: 10 Feb 2014
    We have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to go to the Voices for Cuba show with Eliades Ochoa and Omara Portuondo at the Barbican in London on Friday ... full article >>

    CUBAN FURY In Cinemas this Valentine’s Day
    date: 9 Feb 2014
    Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire. Spotlight hits, sweat drips, heels ... full article >>

    Cubans celebrate Chinese culture in Havana
    date: 9 Feb 2014
    Dragon dances on the streets of Chinatown along with other celebrations, have become annual events in Havana to mark the Chinese Lunar New Year. Cuba once had the largest Chinese ... full article >>

    Watch this great documentary about Omara Portuondo
    date: 3 Feb 2014
    Courtesy of World Circuit ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta is exploring a life beyond ballet - review of his first novel
    date: 3 Feb 2014
    Carlos Acosta is exploring a life beyond ballet. Pig's Foot is the novel he created as he escaped into his own world of story telling whenever he had spare time ... full article >>

    Cuba Hosts International Rock Festival
    date: 3 Feb 2014
    Foreign and Cuban rock bands will come together on the stage of the fifth Brutal Fest 2013 Rock Festival, to take place February 14 to 24 in Cuba. Given significant success ... full article >>


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