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    September 2014 | There are 14 news items in this month

    Jewish Community in Cuba Holds Gala for World Peace
    date: 26 Sep 2014
    The Jewish Community Center of Cuba held a cultural gala for peace on Sunday in an action calling for a better future for all nations of the world. Center vice-president David ... full article >>

    Buena Fe play Miami, Issac Delgado back in Havana - what's going on?
    date: 23 Sep 2014
    Cuban rock duet Buena Fe finally performed in Miami-Dade auditorium, USA, this week despite protests and attempts to stop it going ahead by local anti-Castro groups. Buena Fe, hugely popular ... full article >>

    Cuban National Theatre Prize Winner Hilda Oates Dies in Havana
    date: 23 Sep 2014
    Hilda Oates, an actress who since the 1960s had a long and influential career in various theatre groups and in cinema, the winner in 2004 of the National Theatre Prize, ... full article >>

    Alacrán soy yo - film about the Comparsa El Alacrán in Havana
    date: 23 Sep 2014
    A fascinating and touching documentary (with english subtitles!) about the Comparsa 'El Alacrán' in El Canal barrio, Havana city founded in 1908. Comparsas are AfroCuban carnival music and dance groups ... full article >>

    Listen to this live recording for radio of the great Benny More from the 1950s
    date: 23 Sep 2014
    Benny More - el barbaro del ritmo - Cuban master of many musical styles - listen to this recording for Radio Progreso in Havana from the 1950s ... full article >>

    September - Cuban international sports round-up - medals, medals, medals
    date: 19 Sep 2014
    WRESTLING
    Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez triumphs once again winning gold medal in the 130kg final of the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. López, two-time Olympic champion, defeated Turkish Riza ... full article >>

    Novel by Cuban writer Leonardo Padura reached the big screen
    date: 17 Sep 2014
    "A film project is very complicated; it is not like an editorial one. You cannot imagine how complex it is," commented Leonardo Padura to Cubanow. Since 1999, he has cherished ... full article >>

    New Benny Moré cultural centre in Cuba
    date: 17 Sep 2014
    The Benny More cultural centre is located in the oldest part of Cienfuegos, a province to which the well-known El Barbaro del Ritmo dedicated one of his unforgettable sones.
    Among ... full article >>

    Omega 3, the new Cuban science fiction film
    date: 2 Sep 2014
    One hundred years into the future, a world war is taking place. People don't fight for territories, nor do they fight for ideologies. They fight to establish a healthy nourishing ... full article >>

    Renowned British actor praises Cuban version of the play Bent
    date: 2 Sep 2014
    Noted British film director Sean Mathias, said the Cuban version of the play Bent is very beautiful and loved by the two teams that represented it in Havana. Mathias is also ... full article >>

    UN Petition to preserve Rumba aspart of the world's cultural heritage
    date: 2 Sep 2014
    People in Havana are working to preserve Rumba as a part of the world's cultural heritage. CCTV America's Michael Voss reports. ... full article >>

    Havana among finalist cities in third world-wide voting of New7Wonders
    date: 2 Sep 2014
    Havana appears among the 21 cities that have overcome months of relentless voting by millions of Internet users around the world (from a total of more than a thousand candidates) ... full article >>

    Silvio Rodriguez takes his music again to the neighbourhoods (+video trailer)
    date: 2 Sep 2014
    The Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodríguez announced today the resumption of his concerts in neighborhoods of the country, a project taken to the cinema in a newly released documentary. The community of ... full article >>

    Cuban Indian community leaders at International meeting of indigenous peoples in Havana
    date: 2 Sep 2014
    A new consciousness of Cuban reality emerged as the cacique and his daughter stepped out from a 20-year trail and into indigenous and global history. In Havana, Cuba, early August, Native ... full article >>


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